OWS is exposed: Rich, white, educated and working

Screen Shot 2013-01-30 at 9.06.53 AMIt seems those Occupy Wall Streeters were a lot closer to the 1 percent than they would like to admit.

A new study of the OWS movement in New York found that many of the protesters were highly educated and not nearly as down on their luck as they portrayed.

A third of protesters in the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York lived in households earning more than $100,000 and more than two- thirds were employed professionals, according to the study from CUNY’s Joseph A. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies.
The study also showed the movement was mostly organized by experienced political operatives and nearly all of those involved — 76 percent — were college educated.

Of those, half had graduate degrees and among those with bachelor’s degrees, and 28 percent had attended elite universities.

“Occupy Wall Street was not a spontaneous eruption but rather an action carefully planned by committed activists,” the study concluded.
Additionally, the study found that the protesters were also disproportionately men — 55 percent — and many were white.

Read more at nypost.com

  • Camden

    Seriously Toad- go back to the daily kos or whatever pinko-commie organization you hail from.

  • mustang

    Todd, you commented on every story and disagreed with the premise in all. Either you have nothing to do and crave attention or you are getting paid to unsuccessfully be annoying. Stop wasting your time and our comment space with trite, inane comments. Chill and go to the slate and calm down todd.

  • victorbarney

    Here’s the BEST LIE in MARXISM(ANTI-CHRIST): MARXIST’S ARE BORN RICH WITH NO ENDING SHORTAGE OF MONEY EVER! At least, AS LONG AS THIS CURRENT WORLD REMAINS! HOWEVER: WE’RE SOON ENTERRING THE “END DAYS” PREDICTED IN REVELATION, CHAPTER 11! P.S. ALL MARXISTS ARE WRITTEN TO DIE FOREVER! WATCH! THIS WILL CALL FOR “FAITH” FOLKS, WHO ARE CALLED OUT OF BABYON! Just saying what’s written…

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