Tens of thousands of people have converged at the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ encampment in New York in the largest protest against corporate greed since the movement began.
They have now been joined by a coalition of labour groups and students, and the protests are already spreading to other cities in the United States.
Police have reacted by whacking people with batons, spraying mace and arresting people.
We are in for a long American Autumn. Wake up, this is a resounding message against corporate greed – against the political-business barons who try to swindle the public with their subsidies to the corporate sector, financial bailouts, and back-room deals.
What lessons do they hold for us in Malaysia?