Saturday, July 4, 2015

Do you support the Occupy Philadelphia protest?

READER POLL

Do you support the Occupy Philadelphia protest?

Yes, it's about time people protested Wall Street abuses
 
  942 (45.6%)
No, it won't influence U.S. powerbrokers
 
  362 (17.5%)
Yes, hopeful it's the start of real change, such as a financial services tax
 
  305 (14.8%)
No, always will be a nation of haves and have-nots
 
  488 (23.6%)
Total votes = 2064
Elsewhere on the site:
 
Poll: Taking to the streets
 
PhillyDeals: How did we get to the tea partyers and the Occupiers?
 
Stu Bykofsky: Whatever its roots, peace is preferred
 
Daniel Rubin: Occupy Philadelphia likely to keep going strong


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