What Occupy Wall Street Is Really About


So what's Occupy Wall Street really about?

The answer can be found at We Are the 99 Percent.

Americans young and old are posting pictures of themselves on this Tumblr, along with their stories written on a simple piece of paper.

These are middle class folks who worked hard, played by the rules — and got steamrolled by the Great Recession, even as the Wall Street bonus machine roared on.

I've never seen anything like this as a form of political protest. It's wrenching and honest and true.

Personally, I can't stop thinking about this guy, whose face is straight out of a Dorothea Lange photo:

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