Monday, April 30, 2012

Global Demonstrations Planned For May 1

Protesters with the Occupy movement block one of the entrances to the Port of Oakland in California.

Occupy Wall Street Plans Global Disruption of Status Quo May 1 -- Bloomberg

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, whose anti-greed message spread worldwide during an eight-week encampment in Lower Manhattan last year, plan marches across the globe tomorrow calling attention to what they say are abuses of power and wealth.

Organizers say they hope the coordinated events will mark a spring resurgence of the movement after a quiet winter. Calls for a general strike with no work, no school, no banking and no shopping have sprung up on websites in Toronto, Barcelona, London, Kuala Lumpur and Sydney, among hundreds of cities in North America, Europe and Asia.

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My Comment: This is going to be a long hot summer.

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