Sunday, September 18, 2016

Occupy Wall Street 5 years later

Associated Press (; Pat Macpherson, Pfc. Sandoval, Seth Auberon, Wisdom Quarterly
Demonstrators in the Occupy Wall Street movement gather to call for the occupation of Wall Street in New York. Alumni of the Occupy Wall Street protest are gathering Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in the NYC park they took over five years ago to mark the anniversary (AP).

Measuring Occupy Wall St's impact, 5 years later
NEW YORK - For a time, Occupy Wall Street was everywhere with its grass-roots encampments -- first in New York City, then globally -- and the refrain, "We are the 99 percent!" And then it was gone. Its most famous camp in lower Manhattan was cleared out in an overnight police raid two months after it started, and other Occupy locations fizzled soon thereafter. More

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