Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street

About Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is the name given to a protest movement that began on September 17, 2011, in Zuccotti Park, located in New York City's Wall Street financial district. This date may be disputed with a likely trigger event as early as August 1, 2011, as a nude artist performance "Ocularpation: Wall Street" followed by arrests on Wall Street occurred while protesting American financial institutions.