Monday, October 3, 2011
NY Violence: 'Media happy to show protests but not in our backyards'
A wave of public discontent in the U.S. shows no sign of abating, following Saturday's protest, where hundreds of peaceful demonstrators were arrested, sparking accusations of heavy-handed policing. Defiant anti-Wall street activists refuse to back down, saying more marches against corporate greed and social inequality are in the pipeline. Both the crackdown on Wall street and the way existing financial institutions are run, show that 'U.S. democracy' is just an empty phrase - that's according to UK-based investigative journalist Tony Gosling.