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Moore: ‘Occupy Wall St.’ has definitely started ‘the something’

By Stephen C. Webster
Thursday, September 29, 2011 9:30 EDT
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Speaking to Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman, liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore had a simple message for everyone who’s been put out by the bad economy in America today.

“The majority of Americans are really upset at Wall Street,” Moore said. “Millions of Americans have lost their homes or are facing foreclosure right now. 50 million do not have health insurance. 14 million officially are unemployed, but it’s probably up in the 20 million plus that are actually unemployed. So, you’ve already got an army of Americans just waiting for somebody to do something, and the something has started.”

This video is from Democracy Now!, broadcast Wednesday, Sept. 28, 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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