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us: Occupy movement


  • Here are entered works on the protest movement against social and economic inequality that originated with Occupy Wall Street in New York, N.Y., and spread from the United States to locations throughout the world.

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    • found: Work cat: 2011044836: Voices from the 99 percent, 2011 ECIP t.p. (Occupy Wall Street movement)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 27, 2011 (Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is an ongoing series of demonstrations in New York City based in Zuccotti Park in the Wall Street financial district. The protests were initiated by the Canadian activist group Adbusters. They are mainly protesting social and economic inequality, corporate greed, corporate power and influence over government (particularly from the financial services sector), and of lobbyists. The participants' slogan "We are the 99%" refers to income inequality in the United States between the top 1%, who control about 40% of the wealth, and the rest of the population. The original protest began on September 17, 2011, and by October 9, similar demonstrations were either ongoing or had been held in 70 major cities and over 600 communities in the U.S.)
    • found: NY Times online, Oct. 27, 2011 under "Times topics" (Occupy Wall Street is a diffuse group of activists who say they stand against corporate greed, social inequality and the corrosive power of major banks and multinational corporations over the democratic process.)
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    • Here are entered works on the protest movement against social and economic inequality that originated with Occupy Wall Street in New York, N.Y., and spread from the United States to locations throughout the world.
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    • 2012-01-09: new
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