Photo Essay: Clayton Patterson Captures Wall Street Occupation

Posted on: September 23rd, 2011 at 12:22 pm by

Last Saturday, an estimated 3,000 demonstrators mobbed Wall Street with the intention of “protesting the disparity of power and wealth that exists in our society.” The event is organized by the leaderless resistance of OccupyWallSt.org.  Even though “occupation” crowds are starting to dwindle a bit, folks are still being detained.  What follows is a photo essay by legendary neighborhood chronicler Clayton Patterson.  He’s been documenting the developments there.

Taking $100 worth of pennies and dropping them around Wall Street, Summer of Change.

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Aaron Burr Society, Summer of Change:

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One man ranting against Zionism and an Israeli saying fuck him:

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University professor saying corporate greed killed America:

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Homeless and the flag:

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Starbucks on Delancey and Allen gated:

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City Hall gated democracy:

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-All photos and captions courtesy of Clayton Patterson.

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