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What is the purpose behind Occupy Wall Street? Why are they there, what do they plan to accomplish?

I have read many articles on this and have even visited an Occupy event myself, but all I've been getting are complaints about the American government system, not any concrete answers.

Asked By: - 11/2/2011
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The point of Occupy is basically put: to say to the worlds governments we know whats going on, we are here to take the head off the giant, and most importantly "we will not go away" until the giant is dead. Our government in terms of the body of the giant is no more than a big toe. If you want to kill a giant, you... More
Answered By: notthatstupid - 11/2/2011
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THE NEW BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION! BRING THIS GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE BACK INTO THE HANDS OF THE PEOPLE WHERE IT BELONGS! POWER TO THE PEOPLE!
Answered By: Boris Catrell - 11/2/2011
 
they are protesters on wall street. we learned about it in school but i don't remember all of it but it has something to do with protesting about the economy and losing jobs and stuff?
Answered By: ashleyylovesmilk - 11/2/2011
 
I wonder if they think that simply 'protesting' is a purpose in and of itself. It seems like all the psuedo-activist types in the last 10 years or so think that by just gathering together that that will accomplish something or be somehow symbolic. Yeah, they're p****d off about the system being broken. But just... More
Answered By: mcq316 - 11/2/2011
 
it's just another group of people that don't want to work for less than they think they are worth and want the corporations to give them their money. they demand their constitutional right to occupy wall street while disrespecting the constitutional rights of other americans that aren't afraid to work to feed their... More
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Answered By: alienmiss - 11/2/2011
 
Smoke dope, make noise, poop in the park, and play loud music. Having fun is all they want to accomplish.
Answered By: cbjack - 11/2/2011
 
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