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Hundreds Expected for "Occupy Wall Street" Protest

HeadlinesSep 16, 2011

Hundreds of people are expected to join a protest in New York City on Saturday dubbed "Occupy Wall Street." Organizers say they intend to "take over Wall Street" and stage popular assemblies. Organizer Justin Wedes said the protest is being called to help spark a mass movement against corporate dominance.

Justin Wedes: "More than having any specific demand, per se, I think the purpose of September 17th, for many of us who are helping to organize it and people who are coming out, is to begin a conversation, as citizens, as people affected by this financial system in collapse, as to how we’re going to fix it, as to what we’re going to do in order to make it work for us again."

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