TITLE

Occupational Hazards

AUTHOR(S)
Dolesh, Richard J.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Parks & Recreation;Dec2011, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, which opposes the growth of social and economic inequality. It says that the protest adopted a provocative approach, which is to camp in public parks. It mentions that the encampments attracted worldwide media attention and confused pundits due to its leaderless and disorganized approach. It adds that local elected official called on protestors to elect a leader with whom the law enforcement can negotiate.
ACCESSION #
70537076

 

Related Articles

  • WHAT REALLY HAS THE 99% UP IN ARMS. Colvin, Geoff // Fortune;11/7/2011, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p87 

    The author discusses why he believes the Occupy Wall Street protest movements in the U.S. and financial demonstrations throughout the world are a result of perceived injustices rather than actual financial inequality. He notes that many protesters contributed to their own financial situations by...

  • Occupy to put human need before corporate greed.  // Green Left Weekly;10/19/2011, Issue 899, p12 

    The article presents information on the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, which has emerged as a global movement against social and economic inequality, corporate greed and corporate influence on the government. As stated, the movement has also spread to Australia, where inequality is large...

  • All About Equality. Christian, Bruce // Echo Magazine;12/8/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p16 

    The author discusses the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, which advocates for changes in the social and economic fabric of a country. He says that the Occupy Wall Street protests that the one percent of the population, which said to be composed of rich people, should support social programs...

  • The other 1 percent. WALROND JR., PASTOR MICHAEL // New York Amsterdam News;11/3/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 44, p39 

    The article presents the author's opinion on the efforts of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters, who are exposing inequalities between classes that exist in the U.S. According to the author, the protest seeks to give voice to the frustrations and collective anger of those who are weary of...

  • Brutal Responses Show Disconnect. Huffington, Arianna // Progressive Populist;12/15/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 22, p11 

    The article comments that the negative response of the police authority to the Occupy Wall Street Movement illustrated their disconnect to the goal of the activists to voice their concerns on the growing social and economic inequalities in the U.S.

  • Occupy Movement Challenged to Return Stronger. Cockburn, Alexander // Progressive Populist;12/15/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 22, p18 

    The article discusses the author's support for the non-violent act displayed by Occupy Wall Street members in their attempt to raise awareness about the growing social and economic inequalities in the U.S. and hope that the movement will bring good results.

  • Occupy Wall Street and the Black community. LARAQUE, AMBER TAFARI // New York Amsterdam News;10/20/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 42, p3 

    The article reports that during the Occupy Wall Street protest movement held in New York in 2011, the number of Black protesters were less as compared to Whites inspite of the movement was against the police brutality, social and economic inequality of the government.

  • Socialists, Communists, and Unions Unite to "Occupy Wall Street".  // New American (08856540);10/24/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p7 

    The article reports that an increasing number of advocates, socialist groups, and unions are joining the so-called solidarity demonstrations worldwide and the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York in October 2011.

  • A Brass Age? Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;1/30/2012, Vol. 41 Issue 27, p15 

    The author comments on the Occupy Wall Street protest, which he believes demonstrate the period he calls as the brass age.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics