Who Are the 99 Percent? Occupy Wall St. #2

Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street participants and sympathizers have answered the invitation to post their stories on We Are the 99 Percent. Here’s the second post of photos that will appear daily for at least a few weeks.


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William C
William C11 months ago


W. C
W. C11 months ago

Thank you.

Cassie Marcks
Cassie Marcks6 years ago

about same for me too pretty sure i have bronchitis and i really wanna breathe ok again

Parker E.
Parker E.6 years ago

Here is one of my contributions to the movement.... so far. Pass it along.


Worth watching... subscribe if you like it.


Glenn M.
Glenn Meyer6 years ago

The Kiplinger Letter, Vol.88, No.33 for August 19, 2011, a business newsletter, stated that:

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“U.S. multinationals are plowing more profits back into foreign markets, taking advantage of stronger economic growth overseas and saving on U.S. taxes. GE, for example, reinvested $94 billion abroad in 2010 double its 2006 figure. Chip maker Intel poured nearly $12 billion into foreign investments last year... up from just under 5 billion in 2006. All told about 25 % of S&P 500 firms’ profits won’t be repatriated this year. Health care and tech firms tend to reinvest much more.
Total foreign direct investment will hit the prerecession level later this year.
And for China...another record. It’ll nab $106 billion in foreign investment.”
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This is why we are providing tax breaks to the wealthy and to corporations so that it can fund the export of more U.S. jobs. That is the Republican plan and the efforts of the “job creators” they speak of. This means that tax breaks to the wealthy and to corporations will result in more job losses then are actually created. The Republicans are “job killer” legislators in disguise.

Britin J.
Past Member 6 years ago

Thanks Mercedes L! Your comments are, as always, insightful and clear!

Faith Purdy
Faith Purdy6 years ago

beautiful article, very inspiring, if i could be there i would be.

Christopher Fowler

Hey Steve R. You forgot to mention the BILLIONS that your GOP hero, GW Jr, and his party gave to the banks without a requirement to pay back; but GOP/tea partiers do have exceptionally short memories when the lies sound a whole lot better at diverting attention away from those that really don't have the courage and integrity to be responsible for their own actions.

Bruce Van Tassell

I heard Jay Leno tonight try to make fun of this protest, there is nothing funny about it keep up the great work protesters.

K s Goh
KS Goh6 years ago

Thanks for the article.