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Occupy Wall Street: Newcomers bring their worries and hopes to New York protest

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/10/2011

Eli Saslow

New York The three newcomers traveled from across the country, part of the latest wave of aggrieved Americans who hoped their problems might be solved here.

The retired lawyer used her diminished savings to come from California. The union boss caught a morning flight from Chicago with his staff. The unemployed television producer, just evicted from his apartment, put his belongings into a storage locker in Harlem and hitched a ride with a friend.

All three arrived in the early morning at a small park in Lower Manhattan, a concrete square edged by skyscrapers and hot-dog carts that has become a destination for thousands of people who are enraged by unemployment, greed on Wall Street and the increasing wealth gap. What began three weeks ago as a small college protest and then grew into a circus of hippies, misfits and anarchists is now trying to grow into something else: a populist movement for economic change.

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"Occupy Wall Street: Newcomers bring their worries and hopes to New York protest", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2011. Consulté le 22/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/occupy-wall-street-newcomers-bring-their-worries-and-hopes-to-new-york-protest