The Occupy Wall Street Movement Goes Global

…and I think it’s unstoppable. In just a month it’s gone from a relatively few protestors in Liberty Plaza in New York to protests on every continent but Anarctica. It seems the ‘little people’ Leona Helmsley disdained are finally demanding economic justice instead of their taxes going to make the rich One Percent richer while they go broke. A few headlines from the frontlines:

One Month In, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Appear Poised to Change US Politics
by Michael Cohen, Comment is Free, Oct. 16, 2011

Occupy Wall Street Goes Global: 900 Protests Around the World, Thousands in Times Square
by Justin Elliot,, Oct. 16. 2011

Massive Marches on Wall Street as Protests Shake the World; Assange Speaks in London
by Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, AlterNet, Oct. 15, 2011

First-Hand Account: Activist Randy Credico’s Violent Arrest at Occupy Wall St. March
by Tony Pap, AlterNet, Oct. 16, 2011

Occupy Wall Street shows muscle, raises $300K
by Verena Dobnik, Associated Press, Oct. 16, 2011

“We don’t pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes.”
— Leona Helmsley

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