Occupy Returns To Wall Street

Day 14 Occupy Wall Street September 30 2011 Shankbone 4If the small number of protesters this weekend is anything to go by, Monday’s planned first anniversary action around New York’s financial district won’t cause too many banksters to be afraid to go to work (although it might be a light day anyway with the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah falling on the same date). The Guardian reports from Wall Street:

Police in New York have made “multiple” arrests during marches and protests ushering in the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Around 300 people were estimated to have taken part in a rally Saturday, which saw activists head towards Zuccotti Park – the lower Manhattan site which served as base camp for months of demonstration.

It was part of three days of action celebrating the anti-capitalist movement, which burst into life a year ago but has long since seen its momentum wane.

The main anniversary event will take place on Monday, when activists are expected to attempt to surround the New York Stock Exchange and disrupt morning rush hour traffic in Manhattan’s financial district.

As a precursor to that, marchers took to the streets throughout the weekend in a series of smaller protests.

Police patrolled Saturday’s rally, making several arrests for disorderly conduct and risk of endangerment…

[continues at The Guardian]


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10 Comments on "Occupy Returns To Wall Street"

  1. Josef Johansson | Sep 16, 2012 at 2:10 pm |

    YES… It’s about time. I love the occupy movement. Keep up the good work and make sure no violence.

  2. Hadrian999 | Sep 16, 2012 at 4:30 pm |

    not smart, unless they are organized and equipped this will fall apart soon as winter sets in

    •  What part of “three days of action” suggested  to you that this is intended to go into the winter? 

  3. Anarchy Pony | Sep 16, 2012 at 5:51 pm |

    Needs more torches and pitchforks.

    And resolve.

  4. How about tackling the re-institution of the Fairness Doctrine http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairness_Doctrine that seems like a good apolitical goal.

  5. Wall Street should be moved to its most appropriate place – Las-Vegas.

  6. OccupyLosers | Sep 17, 2012 at 2:51 pm |

    Great job morons.

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