At 1:30 a.m. this morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the New York City Police Department raided Zucotti Park, forcing out the hundreds protesters who have occupied the park for nearly two months, fighting for a government and an economy that works for the 99 percent.
New York and similar raids in Oakland, CA and other cities are evidence of our government officials siding with corporations in their attempt to shut down the 99%. We echo Occupy Wall Street in saying, “You can't evict an idea whose time has come.”
Here are some ways that you can take action, even if you can't make it to Zucotti Park:
Please join a November 17th "We Are the 99%" event and organize as much of your community as possible to divest from big banks.