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While banking district Air Max s in America largest cities are the obvious choice for demonstrators, some people have suggested that other kinds of sites may be strategically advantageous for pr Air Max otest.
Retail banks and stock exchanges are one thing, but companies that have been shown to have had direct roles in the collapse of the economy could be more effective for getting out the occupier message. Specifically, investment banks, mortgage companies and lobbyists.
The enormous Goldman Sachs tower in Jersey City is an obvious site because the investment giant was a key player in the collapse of the American and world economies in 2008 and a feeder company for many choice financial positions in the Obama administration.
Besides the symbolism of the site, the Jersey City site affords North Jersey residents who don want to travel into Manhattan a local site at which to get involved. One may speculate what other institutions will be targeted after the investment banks: will K Street be next?
The Occupy Wall Street demonstrators are are a broad mix of young and middle aged and even old, unemployed and activist. They are tech savvy, horizontally organized and produce their own newspaper called Occupied Wall Street Journal.
They are mostly law abiding but with incidents of altercation and arrests numbering in the hundreds.
They eat donated food stored, prepared and distributed on site, are taken care of by professionals with on site meds, spend their nights under the stars in sleeping bags (the po Air Max lice won let them put up tents) and hold daily Assembly meetings to organize themselves and plan.