Downtown/Biscayne Corridor

PROTEST

Occupy Miami plans take shape at Bayfront Park meeting

 

On Saturday afternoon, between 100 and 200 local activists met in Bayfront Park to vent their anger at corporate greed, cuts to education, the bank bailouts, the Federal Reserve, unemployment, and innumerable other issues.

Dubbed Occupy Miami, The leaderless collective is taking a cue from Occupy Wall Street, an ongoing protest against corporate influence on U.S. politics (among other things) headquartered in the heart of the Lower Manhattan Financial District.

Watch the video below to hear several of the would-be occupiers air their grievances. To read a full recap of the gathering, check out beachedmiami.com.

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