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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-07-11 07:06 PM
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Wall Street protesters gathering in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS Maggie Babb is bitter, and angry at the government.

And at the ripe old age of 16, shes taking a stand.

A lot of young people today are angry and they are upset about the society we live in, but they are not being proactive about it, she said. Im obligated to come out here to represent my life and my family.

Babb joined hundreds of others gathered today at the Hennepin County Government Center plaza to show solidarity with the nationwide Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, organized to decry corporate greed and the gap between the rich and poor. Todays protest the start of what organizers hope will be an occupation of the plaza until reforms are made was festive as participants spoke out on everything from poverty and corporate America to war and police brutality ...

http://www.sctimes.com/article/20111007/NEWS01/11007004...
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liberalhistorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-11-11 11:21 AM
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1. I live in a neighboring state, but I'm currently attending school
in the Twin Cities three days a week. I cannot WAIT to join this protest, even if I can only do it for a short while!
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geardaddy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-11-11 03:29 PM
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2. I was there on Friday after work.
It was good to see a lot of people. They had some good speakers.
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