Anti Wall Street Protests Expand to Other Cities

October 07 00:00 2011

NEW YORK, October 7 ( – The protests that began three weeks back at Wall Street being spread rapidly to other US cities. The growing movement that majorly targeted Wall Street is now taking Washington under its radar.

September 17 witnessed the first day of occupation and protest at Wall Street. The ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement has drawn a lot of activists, Union members and laid off workers. The movement, which began outside of New York Stock Exchange, has now been expanded to other cities. On Thursday, demonstrators took steps in Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, & Washington.

After few weeks of protests, which targeted Wall Street and the nation’s financial sector, are now accusing politicians at Washington for promoting corporate America on the expense of middle class. In a mid-day conference President Obama said,” “I think part of people’s frustrations, part of my frustration, was a lot of [lending] practices that should not have been allowed weren’t necessarily against the law, but they had a huge destructive impact,”

History Professor at Georgetown University, Michael Kazin said, “He could have taken a much more populist, aggressive stance at the beginning against Wall Street bonuses, and exacting certain change from bailing out the banks.”