OCT 2011, LOWER MANHATTAN.
Atlas is shrugging.
On the 17th of September, a motley group of hippies, punks, anarchists, marijuaneros, artists, leftists, began to squat a small acre of park near Ground Zero in Manhattan. Spurred by the anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters to start what they called its own "Tahrir Square," they assembled to protest the perceived inequality of wealth in America.
In the beginning were the anarchists, nudists, kids. But as the movement grew in number, the rest followed: soon, unions came to support, the unemployed and the underemployed, community organizers began to participate in the protests.
Here are some images from the first few weeks...