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Some Mainstream Occupy Wall Street Coverage

September 27
07:33 2011
Ed Payne writes (about Occupy Wall Street at CNN, if you can believe it):

“Our main concern is the way that democracy is hijacked through wealth inequality,” said Patrick Bruner, a spokesman for the protest group Occupy Wall Street. Bruner said protestors plan to present a list of demands, though they don’t know when or to whom they will present them to.

Protests to draw attention to the power of Wall Street firms in the United States and world economies will continue for an 11th straight day in lower Manhattan Tuesday.

The group, taking its inspiration from the Arab Spring protests that swept through Africa and the Middle East, has taken up residence in a park in New York’s Financial District, calling for 20,000 people to flood the area for a “few months” to press home their point. Social media fueled those uprisings in places like Egypt and Libya and organizers are hoping it will work in the United States too.

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