Monday, September 3, 2012
Occupy activists set for Democratic convention
As President Barack Obama heads to North Carolina to formally accept the Democratic nomination, he will not only find supporters. Activists aligned with the Occupy Wall Street movement, too, are demanding major changes. Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from a park in Charlotte in North Carolina.
Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Charlotte, North Carolina, where activists plan to gather in the city's sizable financial district to protest what they see as the 'coproprate takeover' of the US political system.
Our correspondent speaks to David Johnson, one of the six million people in the US facing foreclosure on his house. Johnson will join the planned protests outside the Democratic National Convention later this week saying "the banks basically did what they wanted to do", despite efforts by the Obama administration to try and curb the economic downturn in the US.
Posted by The Progressive Rambler at 11:09 AM