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Chevron, big corporations discussed at Occupy Richmond

on October 14, 2011

A couple dozen individuals gathered in the Market Square parking lot in downtown Richmond on Friday to join the “Occupy” movement that’s been sweeping the country since individuals began staking out Liberty Square in Manhattan in mid-September.

Residents, business owners and Richmond public officials listened to several speakers before heading down MacDonald Avenue to Richmond’s Civic Center, where they continued discussing corporate greed and economic woes for about an hour. Chevron, bank practices and jobs were topics that dominated the conversation.

For more on what brought the demonstration to Richmond, see “Occupy Wall Street Comes to Richmond.”


  1. Jose Lopez Rivera on October 15, 2011 at 7:55 am

    Thank you so much Richmond Confidential for the video and all the support . it was a small turn out but still a very Powerful rally and march .

  2. suburbanjoe on October 16, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Richmond has WAY more problems than being PREoccupied with what Wall Street is doing. Stop spreading socialism and address the crime problems here please.

    • Richmond Voter on October 17, 2011 at 11:43 am

      Richmond has as much to do with wall street as anything else . the Crime in Richmond is a direct result of Wall street and Corporate greed stop living in a Fantasy land thinking Capiltalism is gonna save you .

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