occupy wall street

Eduardo Restrepo, 20, Boston, student

"I was participating in Occupy Boston for the obvious political reasons, inequality and financial justice. Now that I'm down here, for me, personally it has become so much more about the human factor. Seeing so many people coming together for one thing gives me hope."

Photograph by Amy Arbus for Bloomberg

Info: "Occupy Wall Street Campaign" - from wiki

Occupy Wall Street is an ongoing series of demonstrations in New York City[48] based in Zuccotti Park, formerly "Liberty Plaza Park". The protest was originally[49] called for by the Canadian activist[50] group Adbusters; some compare the activity to the Arab Spring movement (particularly the Tahrir Square protests in Cairo, which initiated the 2011 Egyptian revolution) and from the Spanish Indignants.[51][52]

The participants of the event are mainly protesting against social and economic inequality, corporate greed, and the influence of corporate money and lobbyists on government, among other concerns.[53][54] Adbusters states that, "Beginning from one simple demand – a presidential commission to separate money from politics – we start setting the agenda for a new America."[55]

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