- Adbusters Media Foundation- “We are a global network of culture jammers and creatives working to change the way information flows, the way corporations wield power, and the way meaning is produced in our society.”(3) Click here to learn more. They also make a “logo free” shoe.
- Anonymous Hackers. An internet based, loosely associated group that encourages active social disobedience, internet activism, and vigilantism). click here for the Wikipedia Article. Generally affiliated with liberal causes. Click here for an article on their 5 biggest hacks. I’m not very good with technology but I think they commonly use Distributed Denial of Services attacks…
- Is there Union involvement?
In the spirit of educating myself I’m heading to the internet… and sharing my “research”. what are they the 99% of!? “Occupy Wall Street is a people-powered movement that began on September 17, 2011 in Liberty Square in Manhattan’s Financial District…. …#ows is fighting back against the corrosive power of major banks and multinational corporations over the democratic process, and the role of Wall Street in creating an economic collapse that has caused the greatest recession in generations.”(1) The Occupy Movement was inspired by popular uprisings in Egypt & Tunisia (called “Arab Spring”), and the Spanish Indignants (2). Click here to read the Wikipedia article on the Arab Spring, and here on the Spanish Indignants. Although there are no clear leaders, according to the Wikipedia article on the Occupy Movement there are 2 affiliated groups(2) :