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Images of Occupy Wall Street Everywhere – A Stunning Photo Diary of the World’s 99% Rising Up

Originally published on Daily Kos

These images tell a story that the world’s elite have been writing – unaware – for years. It is a story of those who will no longer accept the crumbs handed to them by fortune-hoarding CEOs and the politicians who hang upon their financial, marionette-like strings to do their bidding.

It is the story of a day in which I (David_EHG) began marching as my city, Pittsburgh, finally awoke. It is a day in which many thousands throughout the United States and across the globe were simultaneously marching. A day in which we – in solidarity – lifted our voices to the marble castles and demanded economic justice.

For we are all, truly, the 99 percent.

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 United States

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New York
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In a contentious and remarkable day in New York, protesters confront police while marching with peace signs. AP photo posted by OccupyWallStNYC.

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Pittsburgh
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A protester with a sign that reads, “Picture this: we are all the 1%.” Occupy Pittsburgh was launched today as three thousand marched on the city’s financial centers. Photo by me, @David_EHG.

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Boston
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Thousands marched in solidarity with Occupy Boston as a child holds up a sign reading, “End the Corporatocracy.” Photo by @justcallme_Nan

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Los Angeles
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In L.A., where the city council voted to support Occupy Los Angeles, many thousands marched, chanted and sang. Photo by Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP.

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Jacksonville
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Hundreds marched with Occupy Jacksonville in solidarity with thousands who marched across Florida. Photo from Occupy Jacksonville.

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Des Moines
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Around 400 from Occupy Iowa marched to the Des Moines financial center. Photo from missmaggiethecat.

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Alaskan Tundra
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Photo of Diane McEachern, who writes:
A lonely vigil in remote Alaska. I’m wearing a muskox neck warmer (that is not a beard on my face) and I am a woman. The dogs are rescues. The tundra is outside of Bethel, Alaska. The day is chill. The sentiment is solid. Find your spot. Occupy it. Even if it is only your own mind. Keep this going…

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Chicago
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In a contentious day in Chicago, thousands marched during the day as hundreds confronted police during the occupation at night. Photo fromOccupy Chicago.

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Philadelphia
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Large crowds descended upon financial centers in Philly. Photo from Occupy Philadelphia.

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Oakland
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500 protesters with Occupy Oakland, joined by those encamping, marched to the federal office building today. Photo by allie125.

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San Francisco
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Several hundred marched on some of San Fransisco’s financial centers. Eleven were arrested outside Wells Fargo. Photo from kimoconnor.

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Santa Rosa
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Nearly three thousand marched in Santa Rosa. Photo from maggiejean1.

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Portland
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10 thousand marched as Occupy Portland activists continued to defiantly try to occupy public spaces. Photo from Occupy Portland.

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Mississippi
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One hundred people flocked to downtown Jackson for Occupy Mississippi.

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Santa Fe
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A thousand protesters marched for Occupy Santa Fe in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street. Photo by Mark Jacobs.

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Tampa
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Hundreds marched to financial centers downtown with Occupy Tampa in solidarity with the global day of change. Photo by Daniel Wallace / St. Pete Times.

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Tulsa
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150 protesters marched in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street today in Tulsa. Photo from Occupy Tulsa.

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Lansing, Michigan
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Hundreds descended upon Michigan’s capital in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street. Photo by Robert Killips | Lansing State Journal.

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San Jose
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Photo by Glen the Plumber, who just lost his mom. Please visit his diaryand offer a gentle word.

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Denver
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After being evicted from Lincoln Park, a thousand Occupy Denver protesters took Broadway Street and blocked traffic, with many sitting in the road. Photo by @StandUpDenver.

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Seattle
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One thousand marched in Seattle before crowds defiantly retook Westlake Park. Photo fromzoltan’s diary.

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Atlanta
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Occupy Atlanta marches to MLK’s resting place on a day Cornell West was arrested. Photo from Occupy Atlanta.

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Omaha
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One thousand marched with Occupy Omaha – a remarkable number. Photo fromLSmith.

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Even the corporate media was occupied today. Photo from lcaldarola.

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Across the Globe

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Amsterdam
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Photo by Marcel Antonisse / EPA.

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Sydney
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One thousand protested against corporate greed and were met with a heavy police response. Photo by Lukas Coch.

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Brussels
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Thousands marched in Belgium’s capital in support of Occupy Wall Street. Photo by Yves Logghe / Associated Press.

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Toronto
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Thousands marched with Occupy Toronto in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street. Photo from Occupy Toronto.

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Rome
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Protesters marching against the banking and financial industries before the Colosseum. Tens of thousands flooded the streets in Italy. Photo byRemo Casilli / Reuters.

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London
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Thousands with Occupy London chanted before St. Paul’s Cathedral. Photo by Dan Kitwood / Getty Images.

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Madrid
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Photo from missmaggiethecat.

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Calgary
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Photo by apocryphoto.

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Taipei
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Photo by nealmoore.

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Frankfurt
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Thousands take the square outside the European Central Bank. Photo from May15Revolution.

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Hong Kong
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Protesters swarmed to the financial district in downtown for Occupy Hong Kong. Photo by @MrBaoPanrui10HongKong
The occupation in Hong Kong begins in dramatic style. Photo by Kin Cheung / AP.

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Puerto Rico
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A packed General Assembly in Hato Ray, Puerto Rico, using the people’s mic. Photo by raysa_lopez.

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