Occupy Wall Street
Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?
Chris Moore was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Warren E. Pollock to discuss some of the topics he blogs about.
Representatives from the Occupy Pittsburgh movement have been squaring off against The Bank of New York Mellon in court today over the bank’s plan to oust protesters from its privately-owned park.
Occupy Pittsburgh protesters have been busy preparing for winter, but if BNY Mellon has its way, they won’t have to worry about the plunging temperatures for long.
Protestors with Occupy Pittsburgh held marched over the Greenfield Bridge in response to a call for a national day of action. The group held a rally at Magee Park in Pittsburgh’s Greenfield neighborhood before taking their message to the streets – close to the start of the evening rush hour.
The Occupy Wall Street movement arrived in Pittsburgh Saturday as a crowd estimated around 2,000 people marched, rallied and protested against corporate greed and social inequality. It was a peaceful crowd of union members, college students and parents with kids.
A march and rally are scheduled for this Saturday as Pittsburgh joins a national movement. Drawing inspiration from groups across the country, the Occupy Movement is coming to Pittsburgh.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek discusses the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests with Wayne Allen Root, former Libertarian Vice-Presidential Candidate.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Robert Mangino talks with Les Rayburn, a 35-year Army combat veteran and self-described “political realist,” about the motivations behind the rapidly spreading “Occupy Wall Street” movement.