Tuesday, May 1, 2012

cnbc:

Scenes from Occupy Wall Street:  May Day protests through Midtown.


Photos: CNBC


Goodbye, Occupy.

"Don’t expect an encore of last year’s Occupy Wall Street protests in 2012. Movement organizers had ambitious plans last winter to regroup and grow when warm weather returned. But city crackdowns on overnight camping in parks have discouraged all but the most radical protesters. And they tend to be the ones least able to win support from a public that has steadily lost sympathy for OWS.
Big May Day rallies in a few cities may be the movement’s last hurrah.”

Read more from the Kiplinger Letter. Photo by Aaron Bauer on Flickr.

Goodbye, Occupy.

"Don’t expect an encore of last year’s Occupy Wall Street protests in 2012. Movement organizers had ambitious plans last winter to regroup and grow when warm weather returned. But city crackdowns on overnight camping in parks have discouraged all but the most radical protesters. And they tend to be the ones least able to win support from a public that has steadily lost sympathy for OWS.

Big May Day rallies in a few cities may be the movement’s last hurrah.”

Read more from the Kiplinger Letter. Photo by Aaron Bauer on Flickr.