Published: Monday 17 September 2012
“We interview Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello at Sunday’s anniversary concert in New York City’s Foley Square, and get a live update on the action unfolding today in the streets with Citizen Radio’s Allison Kilkenny.”

Occupy Wall Street protesters are converging in the financial district in Manhattan to mark the first anniversary of the movement's beginning. Similar protests are taking place in dozens of cities today. On Sept. 17, 2011, thousands of people answered the call originally put out by the Canadian-based magazine "Adbusters" to Occupy Wall Street. Protesters slept in Zuccotti Park for nearly two months before the New York City police raided the encampment. We look back at some of Democracy Now!'s earliest coverage of the movement. We interview Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello at Sunday's anniversary concert in New York City's Foley Square, and get a live update on the action unfolding today in the streets with Citizen Radio's Allison Kilkenny.

 

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AMY GOODMAN: Occupy Wall Street protesters are converging in the Financial District in Manhattan today to mark the first anniversary of the movement’s beginning. Similar protests are taking place in dozens of cities.

On September 17th, 2011, thousands of people answered the call originally put out by the Canadian-based magazine Adbusters to occupy Wall Street. Protesters slept in Zucotti Park for nearly two months before the New York police raided the encampment. The September 17th action inspired over a thousand other Occupy protests and encampments around ...

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