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Robert Reich: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest is already successful

By Eric W. Dolan
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 22:18 EDT
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Former U.S. labor secretary and University of California professor Robert Reich on Wednesday night said the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration had already succeeded in changing the political discourse of the United States.

“I actually had, for the first time in years, conversations with people who spontaneously began to talk about income inequality, the concentration of power in this country, the need to do something big,” he said during an appearance on MSNBC.

“I mean the mere fact that we have this occupation of Wall Street movement that is extending around this country is changing the tenor of the conversation in Washington.”

“It is already having a success.”

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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