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The Protester’s Voice

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The Protester’s Voice: Anarchist Among the Movement

The Protester’s Voice: Anarchist Among the Movement By Joseph Wade Richard Deegan, a 48 year old anarchist, is at the protest to end police brutality, support eating organic food and offer political education on the situation of Troy Davis. Deegan also wants to teach people about movements, how to organize without a leader and “how … Continue reading

The Protester’s Voice: As a Reason for his Protest Paolo, 23, Unknowingly Echoes Newly Formed Sentiments of the Federal Reserve

Protester’s Voice: As a Reason for his Protest Paolo, 23, Unknowingly Echoes Newly Formed Sentiments of the Federal Reserve By Joseph Wade Daniel de Paola, a 23 year old undergrad from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts— has been at the Occupy the Wall (OW) movement since Sunday the 18th of September. … Continue reading

Protester’s Voice: Candid NYPD Interview

The Protester’s Voice: Candid NYPD Interview by Joseph Wade Walking toward the protest from the Subway, I passed several police officers standing at barricades around Wall Street. I stopped to ask one of them if they knew a good place to interview some people who worked on Wall Street. The impromptu interview I got was … Continue reading

The Protester’s Voice: Smith-A Medic Team Member

Protestor’s Voice: Smith—A Medic Team Member by Joseph Wade Occupy the Wall (OW) in New York City has a medic team consisting of 20 medics—many of them first responder qualified—that are here for people at the OW protest. Treating people for simple cases of dehydration to bruising and lacerations, the medics are busy around the … Continue reading

Protester’s Voice: Kimberly the Architect-28

What sounds like War Drums fills the air next to “Light Tribe” meditators as Michael Moore is surrounded by press: in the midst of this is Kimberly, a 28 year old architect who drove from up-state New York to see the protest, arriving a few hours ago. Kimberly said she found out about the protest … Continue reading

Protester’s Voice

Protester’s Voice: In the Protester’s Voice articles, I will be interviewing different protesters and relaying their stories and opinions to the best of my ability. The “Occupy the Wall” (OW) movement, is a mysterious thing with many rumors circulating about it. It is not what many people say it is, because at the moment there … Continue reading

The Protester’s voice: Social Democracy

The Protester’s Voice: Social Democracy by Joe Wade One face in the crowd at the protest in Wall Street is Michael Rodriguez, Vice President of Light Source, which is a corporation that raises money for small business start-ups. In return, the successful small business pay money back to Light Source, so more companies can be … Continue reading

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