Two members of the “Occupy Detroit” protest movement were arrested for allegedly trying to disrupt the videotaping of a television show on the Wayne State University campus Wednesday.
“You can look at how much the CEO’s get paid, and the fact that they’re cutting off anybody’s heat in the winter is appalling,” said one man at Tuesday’s rally.
As police in riot gear and swat teams break up anti-Wall Street protests across the country, here in Motown all is quiet at “Occupy Detroit.”
In banking, a “haircut” is when a lender adjusts the terms of a loan to decrease the debt on the borrower.
A pastor who said he was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement was arrested after refusing to leave Holland’s city hall in protest of the city’s decision not to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance.
Occupy Detroit holding its own as protestors brave the elements to make their message heard.
If Detroit recovers, it will start with hundreds of little projects: homes repaired, small businesses started, charter schools opened.
Dozens at a Noon rally in downtown Detroit are voicing their demand to Bank of America.
Dozens of people marched along Van Dyke at 12 Mile in Warren in what was billed as a rally for good job and in Bloomfield Twp. five were arrested during a protest.
So far, the New York Times reported, protest leaders have agreed on two categories for demands: jobs for all, and civil rights.