Look | Protesters Take to City Streets

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Two days after the encampment that sparked the global Occupy movement was cleared by authorities, demonstrators blocked traffic into New York's financial district on Thursday and promised mass gatherings in other cities.

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Mounted police officers outside the New York Stock Exchange the morning of the so-called day of action.
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Demonstrators sit in protest in the Financial District.
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A protester is arrested near Wall Street and Exchange Place.
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Arrested protesters in the Financial District
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A protester bleeding from the head
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Protesters attempting to enter near Wall Street
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Police inspecting IDs of all people entering Wall Street.
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Protester stomps on knocked down barricades around Zuccotti Park.
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Police outside of Zuccotti Park on November 17.
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A protester at Zuccotti Park
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Protesters and police in the Financial District
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Protesters meeting at Borough Hall before heading into the subway system.
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Protesters at the northern end of Union Square.
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Demonstrators gather in Union Square.
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Office workers show support for protesters.
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Barriers locked together with handcuffs and an American flag at Zuccotti Park.
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Officers blocking traffic as protesters head toward Union Square.
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Protesters marching through Soho.
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Protesters, many carrying signs, march toward Union Square.
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Protesters took the subways, in this case the 4 line, to get to Brooklyn Bridge.
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Foley Square packed with protesters on the 2 month anniversary of the anti-Wall Street protests.
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Protesters arrive at the Brooklyn Bridge
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Occupy Wall Street slogans projected on a building near Centre Street.
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Protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge as slogans are projected against nearby buildings.
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99% projected on the Verizon building on the 2 month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.
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Occupy Wall Street protester on the Brooklyn Bridge
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Electric candles placed along the Brooklyn Bridge
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Occupy Wall Street protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge as some cars honk in support.
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An Occupy Wall Street protester with a message for the NYPD.
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Members of 1199 SEIU worked with police to help make a clear path to the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Occupy Wall Street protesters in Brooklyn War Memorial Park.


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Comments [7]

notAynRand from Somewhere on the streets

WBAI is doing right by NY. I am halving my support to WNYC and handing it over to BAI.
Wall Street is really afraid of the protesters because they can't control it like they can control the politicians whom they bought. Bloomberg and the fiancial news is making it out that the OWS is over. Let's take this to the streets every day.

Nov. 19 2011 06:50 PM

Keeping it Peaceful OWS
Maybe you should show some leadership and speak about restraint to your aggressive and violent members who have assaulted police at the protests. Remember the members of the NYPD are working people too. What happens on Wall Street and the banks affects them just as much as anyone else. Their pensions and pay, that were negotiated through bargaining with the city are constantly be scrutinized by everyone.
Be thankful that except for a few pepper spray incidents the NYPD does not use tear gas, mounted charges, water cannons and excessive baton but usually will carry civil disobedient arrestees to vans. Listen to PD instructions and you can protest all you want in the designated areas.

Nov. 19 2011 08:52 AM

Questions for the protestors?

Do you really believe your actions are fair to the folks living and working in NYC near the park?
Do you really believe you are the only one's who see the unfairness of the bank bailouts and behavior of some financial institutions?
When the economy was vibrant did you really care about the stock exchange?
Do you really think people will listen to what demonstrators banging drums all night, playing 60's protest songs and acting foolish have to say?
Do you have a solution to the financial problems facing our society except to protest and disrupt working people?
Do you belong to a voting block in your communities?

Nov. 19 2011 08:37 AM
Deborah GOldberg from morningside heights

Impact on small business... more from barriers than kids who carefully supported the vendors.
As I understand it,the management company gave services to the police... electricity and probably toilet facilities, but the city refused public restrooms. It would have been less burden if the city had allowed public restrooms. To my knowledge we were safer than the city as a whole.

Nov. 18 2011 06:35 PM
Shawn from NYC

WNYC is missing the boat. Rather than streaming the news from All Things Considered -- there's big news going on in our backyard. WBAI has people out there and they are sharing what they see as it happens. Why isn't WNYC?

Nov. 17 2011 04:41 PM
D. Diamond from nyc

Why is there no discussion regarding who is supporting these demonstrators and their impact on the small business owners and residents of the area? How can they afford to just hang out?

Nov. 17 2011 12:44 PM
me from fredonia

why isnt there live coverage of this being streamed on your site?

Nov. 17 2011 11:46 AM

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