NY Occupy Activists to Celebrate 2nd Anniversary

by Associated Press
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Occupy Protesters convene in lower Manhattan for a day of rallies

Occupy Wall Street activists are returning to the site of their former Manhattan encampment to mark the second anniversary of the movement against corporate greed and inequality.

Protesters plan to convene in lower Manhattan on Tuesday morning for a day of marches and rallies. On Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange.

It's unclear how many people will show up. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.

Occupy organizers played a leading role in disaster relief after Superstorm Sandy hit the region last year.

But without leaders or specific demands, the movement has turned into an amorphous protest against everything wrong with the world.

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