In the last few weeks there have been protests in NYC called “Occupy Wall Street” (primarily focussed  on corporations, the wealthy and income distribution) which over the weekend have spread to other big cities in the US.  This has been reported scantily by large corporate-owned news outlets.  Although there seems to no central organizing force for the demonstrations, this document was posted on the website of the “NYC General Assembly,” a name that protesters are giving themselves, addressing the reasons for the demonstrations: