Occupy Wall Street, 1 Year Later

As I was walking back from visiting the 9/11 memorial in early October last year, I passed by Zuccotti Park, where the Occupy Wall Street protest was still in it’s infancy, not yet reaching its critical mass in NYC nor yet influencing other OWS protests around the country. Here are a few images I captured that day:

A year later OWS has certainly had influence in highlighting many issues of financial inequality. However, time will tell how much impact the movement will have, especially if most of its participants don’t opt to enter the political discourse and make their impact felt in this manner, IMHO.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s