Chris Hedges, 55, forfatter og tidligere journalist ved NY-Times ser på bakgrunnene for demonstrasjonene og hvorfor de skjer.
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«this is really where the hopes of America lies. All the efforts of intimidation that we have seen by the police of New York, the disproportional amount of force and the disproportional numbers that have been deployed to contain the protests here, for me, illustrates that the real people who are scared are the power elite – of course they try to make you scared and us scared, but I can tell you – I have been a reporter of the NY-Times, that on the inside they are very, very frightened. They dont want movements [...]