The rise of protest movements across the world, from Occupy Wall Street in the US to the rallies led by Imran Khan and the PTI in Pakistan, can trace some of their momentum to the supposedly successful revolution in Egypt.
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The scrum of Zuccotti Park defines the media image of the Wall Street protests. A maze of police barricades, signs, and the mass of tents and soup kitchens, a festival of disaffection that makes for good video.
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CBS/New York Times poll shows two-thirds of Americans believe money and wealth is unfairly distributed and almost half support Occupy Wall Street.
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So texted Synthian Sharp, self-described ‘tech dork’, singer of the band Exit Ophelia, and General Assembly facilitator for the newly established “Occupy OC” (Orange County) encampment in Irvine, CA at around midnight on day four of the occupation.
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A protest in New York dubbed “Occupy Wall Street” appears to be settling in for the long term. Twice a day, protesters leave the tents, makeshift kitchen and free bookstore set up in Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan and begin a slow march down the sidewalk.
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