“You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew.” Albert Einstein

The Rise of the Silver Protester: Now Senior Citizens and Veterans Take to the Streets in Occupy Wall Street Demonstrations


‘It started as a student protest, led by the disgruntled and disenfranchised youth. But as the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations have gained momentum, it has quickly become clear that fury against bankers is not a feeling restricted to just one demographic.

Among the protesters marching as part of the angry and struggling ’99 per cent’ were many older faces – one so elderly he required a zimmer frame to walk.’

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