Anti Wall Street Action Get Support

A number of U.S. unions supporting the movement sit on Wall Street that has lasted two weeks and plan to join the protesters were street theater in New York on Wednesday (05/10/2011) local time, said labor leaders.

"It's very simple. The young people on Wall Street was being voiced many issues that American workers have faced over the past few years," said Larry Hanley, president of Amalgamated Transit Union International, which has 20,000 members in the New York area, told CNN .

"The young people spoke on behalf of most Americans are frustrated by the bankers and brokers who have make profits for their hard work of others," added Hanley said in a statement. "While we fight for it day after day, month after month, the millionaires and billionaires on Wall Street sit, untouched, and lecturing us about the extent of our sacrifice."




Workers Union Support for Anti Wall Street



Anti Wall Street

A spokesman for Transport Workers Union Local 100, Jim Gannon, said, sit on the movement of Wall Street, who denounced social injustice of the financial system and get inspiration from the Spring revolution in Arab North Africa and the Middle East, have further issues were strongly associated with unions. "Their goal is our goal," said Gannon. "They highlight the problems that we believe .... (that) Wall Street caused the first explosion and then even free, temporary workers, transport workers, ready to take any, were forced to pay for its impact. The young man has brought the spotlight bright enough , "added Gannon. "It's kind of a natural alliance."

President of the United Federation of Teachers to New York City, Michael Mulgrew, who had 200,000 members, said he was "proud" to support the protesters who have camped in New York and elsewhere across the country. "The way our society is headed is not suitable for 99 percent of the people, then sit on Wall Street when it started ... they just get that issue and they have been able to create a national discussion that we think should happen for years," said Mulgrew.

Union officials could not provide projections of how many members who will take leave from work on Wednesday, then joined in the protests. The demonstrators have set up a bivouac in the park in the Financial District of New York and invited 20,000 people to flood the area for "a few months."

The protest campaign, which uses hashtag # occupywallstreet on microblogging site Twitter, began in July with the launch of a website a simple campaign that calls for marches and sit on the New York Stock Exchange. Over the last two weeks, the demonstrations have been discussing various issues, including police brutality, busting unions, economic issues, the group said.




Anti Wall Street Action Spreads

Sitting on Wall Street is a movement without a leader who led mostly by young 20-something years that upset with the state of the economy, the war in Afghanistan, environmental conditions, conditions the U.S. and the world at large. In less than three weeks, the movement has become a magnet for many Americans who are not satisfied, when the majority of Americans believes that the country was on the wrong track. Similar protests have spread to Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle and Boston.

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