NEW YORK — “It’s just not right. We’ve been standing with everyone since the beginning, and they’re just throwing us to the curb like trash on to the Jersey Turnpike,” Wilson Prescot, a doctor from Wayne, NJ, said.
Dr. Prescot’s sentiments are shared by a number of protesters effectively evicted from the Zucotti Park Occupy Wall Street protests, after self-appointed movement leadership decided that they would be more effective representing “The 95%” rather than “The 99%”. The controversial move means that those making more than $235,000 per year, as opposed to $480,000 under the 99% stance, have been deemed part of the “oppressor” class, and are not welcome at the protests. Continue reading