What do the Occupy Protesters want? What will it take for them to disassemble? Read the answers of 26 protesters and supporters from Chicago, Illinois and New York, NY to the question: Why are you here? More
The energy from protests which began in Egypt earlier this year has spread like a wild fire throughout the world and overseas most recently touching the United States borders. On September 17, 2011 protesters in the U.S. began marching on the streets of New York City's financial district, Wall Street, going by the name Occupy Wall Street. They claimed it was time to "occupy" the city and take back what belonged to them. In their own words they represent the 99% against the 1%, who they believe controls the world unfairly. In a very short time Occupy Wall Street has influenced several other cities to follow suit taking on a similar name with respect to their cities: Occupy Chicago, Occupy Los Angeles, etc. Occupy the World: From the Heart of the Protesters is the first book of testimonies given from actual participants in the movement from different parts of the country. They say it's time for a global revolution and it starts right here in the hearts of protesters.