Occupy protests come to New Paltz

A group of protesters took to the streets in New Paltz last weekend in a show of solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street group in Manhattan. Meeting in front of Village Hall, the protesters made their way to Chase Bank on Main Street to protest big, bailed-out banks and the inequity of wealth distribution in the United States.

Activists from New Paltz have been trying to help the main group of protesters gathered and making news in New York City’s Zuccotti Park by starting last weekend’s food and supply drive. Organized by a 99 Percenter spin-off . . .

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