On October 15th, Occupy Wall Street will demonstrate in concert over
951 cities in 82 countries and counting as people around the globe
protest in an international day of solidarity against the greed and
corruption of the 1%.
Occupy Wall Street is a people powered movement that began on
September 17, 2011 in Liberty Square in Manhattan’s Financial
District, and has spread to over 100 cities in the United States and
actions in over 1,500 cities globally. #OWS is fighting back against
the corrosive power of major banks and multinational corporations on
the democratic process, and the role of Wall Street in creating an
economic collapse and caused the greatest recession in generations.
The movement is inspired by uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, Spain,
Greece, Italy and the UK, and aims to expose the widening gap between
the richest 1% of of people who are writing the rules of the global
economy and imposing an agenda of neoliberalism and economic