You’re not really middle class until you can buy a country home apparently. With a walloping 46.2 million Americans living in poverty right now, it’s the perfect time to start an anonymous internet thread about how much money you make and how it makes you feel, right? No, really.
It seems America’s bankers are tired of all the abuse. And so theyâ€™ve decided to speak out this holiday season.
Occupation is a word spoken, and unspoken, that’s at the center of the issues in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Middle East, and, yes, Wall Street. But what does it really mean? And what is its significance?
Occupy Everywhere. Even fictional worlds are not exempt from the greed of wealth.
Welcome to The Jungle. Man, it’s like there was some crazy parallel “Gilded Age” somewhere in our not so distant past…
Russell Simmons brings Kanye West to Occupy Wall Street to check out the scene and show his (silent) support. (via gotchamediablog.com)
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So, this is a thing that just happened. I’m not entirely sure what Kanye’s message was. Is he supporting the movement or did he just want to remind everyone what the 1% looked like? Was he lost?
Uses racially diverse photo from Occupy Wall Street to illustrate point. Do the journalists over there understand trolling? Or is this just stupidity?
We demand…two trillion dollars! I’m sorry, is this an economic movement or an evil villain convention? I think we can all agree that something needs to change in our country but a lot of these demands are outrageous.
On Sunday, hundreds of NYPD officers swarmed on Union Square, arresting protesters. Reports of police using tear gas have spread through Twitter. While the NYPD maintains that they neither own nor use tear gas, some have stepped forward to confirm that they were pepper-sprayed. In at least one video, a man is violently tackled for simply talking to an officer.