October 17th marked the one month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. For over 30 days, thousands of people have occupied the renamed Liberty Square just blocks from Wall Street and the gilded doors of the New York Stock Exchange.
In the last month, the message of “the 99%” has won the hearts and minds of over half of Americans (according to a recent Time survey) and is gaining ground globally, with 1500 protests in 82 countries during the “Global Day of Change” this past weekend.
On Saturday, over 6,000 protesters from all five of New York’s boroughs flooded the subways to converge on Times Square in the largest single showing since the beginning of the movement.
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As occupiers flocked toward Times Square, two dozen participants were arrested at a nearby Citibank while attempting to withdraw their accounts from the global banking giant.
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