What's the Future of 'Occupy Wall Street?'

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Around the country, city officials are trying to decide what to do about protests related to "Occupy Wall Street." In Oakland California, there was a violent confrontation with police three weeks ago.  Yesterday, the Frank Ogawa Plaza was peacefully evacuated.  Early this morning, New York police removed protesters from Manhattan's Zuccotti Park. Today, in what one liberal website calls "the revenge of the one percent,” many came back, insisting that they'll continue what they call a political movement against the entrenched power of financial interests. We hear from New York and from other cities around the country, including Oakland, California, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Is this a movement with the potential to make political change? Will the response of local governments be important to shaping its future?

Credits

Guests:
Greg Mitchell - The Nation - @GregMitch, Josh Richmond - Oakland Tribune - @Josh_Richman, Josh Davis - University of North Carolina - @joshabla, Daniel Lee - Occupy Tulsa - @OccupyTulsa , Gary Gerstle - Vanderbilt University, Peter Wehner - Ethics and Public Policy Center - @Peter_Wehner

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal