US Protesters Rally to Occupy Wall Street

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Sat, Sep 17th, 2011 15:55 by capnasty NEWS

Reportedly, protesters are gathering on Wall Street, in New York, to demonstrate against what has been called "corporate dominance."

From the article on Al-Jazeera:

Building on the momentum of the Arab Spring movements, protesters in the US are gathering in New York City's financial district in a bid to show mass resistance against the dominance of the country's financial system.

What started as an online campaign has translated into action on the ground, with protest organisers calling for thousands of people to "occupy Wall Street" on Saturday.

"On the 17th of September, we want to see 20,000 people flood into lower Manhattan, set up beds, kitchens, peaceful barricades and occupy Wall Street for a few months," organisers wrote on the www.occupywallst.org website.

More here on the Ad Busters website.

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