Occupy Wall St

A message from occupied Wall Street (day five)

Published 2011-09-22 07:51:42 UTC by OccupyWallSt

This is the fifth communiqué from the 99 percent. We are occupying Wall Street.

On September 21st, 2011, Troy Davis, an innocent man, was murdered by the state of Georgia. Troy Davis was one of the 99 percent.

Ending capital punishment is our one demand.

On September 21st, 2011, four of our members were arrested on baseless charges.

Ending police intimidation is our one demand.

On September 21st, 2011, the richest 400 Americans owned more than half of the country's population.


Occupy Wall St! The American revolution declared.

Inspired by the Arab Spring, protestors declaring the start of the “American Revolution” held a USA Day of Rage on September 17th. The call to Occupy Wall St had first been made by the group Adbusters in July this year, backed by others such as Anonymous and culminated in a march by 5000 on September 17th. The aims of the movement is to reclaim U.S. democracy from the corporate interests that have captured it and to fight back against the attacks on ordinary people being made in the U.S.