As I walked down to Zuccotti Park/Liberty Square in the predawn hours of October 14, I could hear “the people’s mic” and the people’s resounding cheers over three blocks away. . . but the biggest cheer came soon after I wedged my way into the park. . . .
|By: Gregg Levine Saturday October 15, 2011 1:00 pm|
|By: David Dayen Friday October 14, 2011 11:30 am|
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to claim that an attraction bringing hundreds if not thousands of curiosity-seekers down to Lower Manhattan is hurting the economy. But he also claimed the existence of threats against the owners of the private park, Brookfield Properties, accounting for the stand-down early this morning against the Occupy Wall Street protesters.