Posts Tagged ‘activists’

Occupy Wall Street: Bad Apples In The Big Apple

Rotten Apple - photo by Aaron Katchen

I want to preface this post by saying I generally give the benefit of the doubt when it comes to the police. They have dangerous and challenging jobs and they deserve our respect for keeping us safe. However, citizens should receive respect as well. Officers that abuse their authority do not deserve the benefit of the doubt when there is damning video evidence.

Wall Street: Occupied

Occupy Wall Street - Day 2 - Sept. 18, 2011 - photo by Paul Weiskel

Daily updates posted below article. Also see: Occupy Wall Street: Bad Apples In The Big Apple Today hundreds if not thousands – tweets reporting 50,000 are likely incredibly inflated – of activists took to the streets in the Lower Manhattan financial district to Occupy Wall Street. With an emphasis on non-violence, their goal is to return our democracy to the people; to remove the money and big corporate influence corrupting our government. The event – another example of the power of social media – was largely organized through Twitter with the help from the website Adbusters as well as the…
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