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‘Occupy Wall St.’ joins postal workers in budget protest

By Stephen C. Webster
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 7:56 EDT
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Instead of railing against Wall Street, last night the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters decided to join with postal workers in New York City at a protest against a five-day delivery week, which many believe will severely harm the postal service and cause significant job losses.

“A lot of people will lose their jobs and lose their wages, and we don’t need that right now,” a postal worker told Gianni Lazuli, the filmmaker behind Fluxview USA. “Not in this day and time.”

This video is from “Occupy Wall Street,” filmed Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
 
 
 
 
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