Friday, October 14, 2011

How to Stop a Movement in the US

Paint it as anti-Semitic.

Conservative media outlets, including Fox Business, have been circulating a video of a young New Yorker at the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration berating an elderly Jewish man.

The young man has been portrayed as an “Occupy Wall Street” protester, but the vocal New Yorker is Danny “Lotion Man” Cline. He is Jewish.

The “Lotion Man” can be seen in other videos on YouTube harassing Wall Street demonstrators and picking fights with the homeless.

  Raw Story

But then, there’s the rest of the world…

After four weeks of focus on Wall Street, the fast-moving campaign against the global banking industry is coming to the UK this weekend, with the biggest event aiming to "occupy" the London Stock Exchange.

  UK Guardian

“Indignant” activists, angered by a biting economic crisis they blame on politicians and bankers, vow to take to the streets worldwide on Saturday in a protest spanning 71 nations.

  Raw Story

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