Occupying Wall Street The Start of a New American Movement

For weeks, the Occupy Wall Street movement has protested the greed of bankers and the growing disparity of wealth. In the past criticizing the capitalist system may have been viewed as un-American, but chronic social problems and deep-rooted frustrations may be changing this.
Von Ullrich Fichtner
Protesters march in New York on Oct. 5, protesting bank bailouts and high unemployment.

Protesters march in New York on Oct. 5, protesting bank bailouts and high unemployment.

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