Protesters And Politicians Return To Occupy Wall Street

Last night, the barricades surrounding the site of the original Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park came down for the first time since the protesters were evicted November 15. Protesters have been coming to the park to celebrate ever since and, this afternoon, they were joined by Councilmen Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams.

Councilman Rodriguez came to the park to announce his plan to donate the $5,000 stipend (or “lulu” in City Hall lingo) that he receives from the Council for chairing the Committee on Higher Education to the Occupy Wall Street general assembly. Read More

Protesters And Politicians Return To Occupy Wall Street