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 WBAI Sunday News 
 
 News Report
 MICKEY Z, SCOTT CROW
 Fred Nguyen  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
SEE ALSO VIDEOS AT:
http://www.politube.org/show/3447 MICKEY Z AT JIVAMUKTI CAFE
AND
http://www.politube.org/show/3451 BLACK FLAGS AND WINDMILLS (SCOTT CROW AT THE BRECHT FORUM)
SINCE THE OCCUPY WALL STREET PROTEST, LAST SEPTEMBER, "OCCUPY" AND "WE ARE THE 99%" HAVE BECOME RALLY CRIES FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, FROM PARENTS DEMONSTRATING AGAINST AN ARBITRARY SCHOOL CLOSING TO FORECLOSED HOMEOWNERS DISRUPTING BUSINESS AT A BANK.

LAST SATURDAY, NEW YORK POLICE VIOLENTLY SUPPRESSED A RE-OCCUPATION OF ZUCOTTI PARK IN MANHATTAN AND, CULMINATING A WEEK OF DAILY PROTESTS, HUNDREDS OF YOUTHS MARCHED, YESTERDAY, FROM LIBERTY PLAZA TO UNION SQUARE DEMANDING THE RESIGNATION OF POLICE COMMISSIONER KELLY. DEPENDING ON THE REPORTS BETWEEN 6 AND 20 WERE ARRESTED, INCLUDING A 16-YEAR OLD GIRL.

IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS, OCCUPY WALL STREET HAS EVOLVED INTO AN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH MOVEMENT EMBRACING A WIDE RANGE OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CAUSES. TO BETTER UNDERSTAND SOME OF ITS CULTURAL UNDERCURRENTS, WBAI FRED NGUYEN WENT TO JIVAMUKTI CAFE NEAR UNION SQUARE ON FRIDAY TO HEAR A CALL-TO-ARMS BY AUTHOR MICKEY Z. HE FILES THIS REPORT:

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00:03:35 English 2012-03-23
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THE RETURN OF OCCUPY WALL STREET  00:03:35  128Kbps mp3
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