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Wall Street protesters hope to plant seeds of a national cause

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/04/2011

Colum Lynch

NEW YORK New York's budding anti-capitalism protest movement began last month with a vague sense of grievance over the widening gap between the rich and poor in America.

But in three weeks, it has provided fuel for a broader national anti-corporate message, drawing inspiration from the Arab Spring but struggling to define its goals beyond a general feeling that power needs to be restored to ordinary people.

Now similar protests are springing up in Boston, Los Angeles and Chicago, and organizers in Washington plan a march at Freedom Plaza on Thursday to denounce the systems and institutions that support endless war and unrestrained corporate greed.

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"Wall Street protesters hope to plant seeds of a national cause", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2011. Consulté le 18/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/wall-street-protesters-hope-to-plant-seeds-of-a-national-cause