More photos from today’s demonstration are on Borderstan’s Facebook Page.
On Saturday morning a group of some 50 people from Occupy DC demonstrated in front of the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 1447 P Street NW. The group chanting and invited passersby to be a part of the movement. One person from the Occupy DC group went inside the Wells Fargo office on 1447 P Street NW and spoke to the manager in charge. DC Police were guarding the bank while the group was outside. The demonstration lasted some 45 minutes.
Borderstan has a reader poll asking, “Will You Join the Occupy DC Protests?” The poll is still openâ€”be sure to vote. At this point, the results show about an even split among readers.
â€śOccupy DCâ€ťÂ is a local version of the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York. DC protesters have been in two placesÂ â€”Â McPherson SquareÂ (just south of our neighborhood) andÂ Freedom Plaza. The general goals of the rolling protests are changes to the U.S. financial and economic system.