TV News LIES

Thursday, Sep 21st

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics Occupy Wall Street stages day of US protests

Occupy Wall Street stages day of US protests

E-mail Print PDF

Union Square, NYOccupy Wall Street protesters have staged rallies across the US as they called for a nationwide general strike to mark International Workers' Day.

Thousands gathered to protest peacefully in Union Square in New York City. That rally came hours after arrests and a confrontation with police on the city's Fifth Avenue. In Oakland, California protesters clashed with police as flash-bang grenades and tear gas were used.

Demonstrations and strikes were also held in Washington DC, the Los Angeles International Airport, Atlanta and in Chicago, where about 2,000 activists marched through the city to callfor immigration reform.

The Occupy movement won national attention in late 2011 with widespread protests against economic inequality. The May Day activities marked the most visible action from the group since authorities dismantled their main camps across the US last year.

An organiser in New York said the mood had changed. "There was a sense of novelty to Occupy in October," Mark Bray told the Associated Press. "Today is more celebratory, and nostalgic."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Another potential Mueller honey pot: Spicer's notebooks

Sean SpicerThe Watergate resonance of the Bob Mueller probe rose this week with a CNN report that...

Report: Manafort offered 'private briefings' to Russian billionaire during election

manafort offered private briefings to Russians President Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to provide "private briefings" on the 2016 race...

Trump hires campaign workers instead of farm experts at USDA

Trump hires campaign workers, not experts President Donald Trump’s appointees to jobs at Agriculture Department headquarters include a long-haul truck driver, a...

Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump’s Actions as President

Mueller asking for documents relating to TrumpRobert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has asked the White House for documents about some...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!