Inspired by Tahrir Square, young people gathered in lower Manhattan are keen to mount a more permanent protest at corporate influence in US politics.

 

This article titled “Wall Street protesters: over-educated, under-employed and angry” was written by Karen McVeigh in New York, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 19th September 2011 22.57 UTC

In the heart of New York’s financial district, the marble and concrete floor of lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park was strewn with untidy clumps of people, gathered in small groups amid a jumble of sleeping bags, mattresses and home-made banners, protesting against the banks and institutions that towered over them.

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