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WATCH LIVE: ‘Occupy’ protests Bank of America shareholders meeting

By Kay Steiger
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 9:48 EDT
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Occupy May Day protest in NYC via AFP
 
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Occupy Wall Street portesters are targeting Bank of America’s annual shareholder meeting today in Charlotte, N.C., in which they’re demonstrating against the nation’s second-largest bank’s taking of taxpayer bailout money, according to reporting from Reuters.

Protestors chanted, “We are the 99 percent.” Occupiers have also told The Huffington Post they view shareholder meeting protests as preparation for demonstrations they plan to hold at September’s Democratic National Convention.

Occupy protesters also targeted a Wells Fargo shareholders meeting in April.

[Occupy May Day protest in NYC via AFP]

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Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger is the managing editor of Raw Story. Her contributions have appeared in The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Campus Progress, The Guardian, In These Times, Jezebel, Religion Dispatches, RH Reality Check, and others. You can follow her on Twitter @kaysteiger.
 
 
 
 
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