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Less than half-a-year ago, Occupy was practically levitating.
This photo and many other incredible shots are part of a exhibition and auction benefiting the Man Up Campaign to stop violence against women. The exhibition opened Thursday night in Manhattan with a nod to International Women’s Day.
(photo credit: Ashley Gilbertson/VII caption: The Occupy Wall Street demonstrator Edgar Cancinos, 17, from Elmhurst, Queens, meditates in Zuccotti Park. Nov. 16, 2011.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:Land of opportunity? Interesting twist on the American flag in this photo from Baruch College tuition demo yesterday.
(photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images caption: Demonstrators, joined by members of the Occupied Wall Street Movement, march near Baruch College in Manhattan to protest against proposed tuition increases at the state the school system on November 28, 2011 in New York City. A heavy police presence met the protesters as City University of New York trustees prepared to vote on a series of tuition increases at the school.)
Bag’s Take-Away:Smartest “protest poster/political+economics-op-ed” I’ve seen in some time (even if he wasn’t sandwiched between 2 suits, and also situated like the church caller).
(photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP caption: A participant in the Occupy Wall Street demonstrates as finance workers try to get to work around Wall Street, in New York, September 19, 2011. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the street to protest against the US capitalist system.)
When it comes to protest signs, first I’ve seen this… #hashtag #InterestingHashtag #flashmob? #occupywallstreet
from: Wall Street Protest Begins, With Demonstrators Blocked (NYT/City Room)
(photo: Robert Stolarik for The New York Times caption: Protestors gathered in lower Manhattan for what they called a Day of Action Against Global Capital.)