Occupy Wall Street Protests Enter Third Week, Permanent Camp Setting Up Near Wall Street
Posted on October 9, 2011
The Occupy Wall Street movement had new been going on for three weeks. The protesters have created a camp in Zuccotti Park near Wall Street in Manhattan. Local unions pledged support to the cause, which swelled the ranks. The protesters are demonstrating against Wall Street firms for their role in the global economic crisis. They are protesting income inequality and corporate greed, as well as joblessness.
The protests are spreading across the nation. They are peaceful and organized. This is what happens when you have lots of educated workers with no jobs: they're smart and they're hard working, and now they're turning their talents to protesting. There are supplies at the camp, charging stations for smart phones and a team dedicated to social media. This is starting to look like a very serious movement. Take a look: