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.”
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