USA Boisterous Flood Wall Street protest: NYPD makes arrests but shows restraint

The Flood Wall Street demonstration was intended to be a more aggressive follow-up to the festive and peaceful People’s Climate March. The NYPD’s actions were measured and uncharacteristically restrained, experts say.

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The New York Police Department took a mostly hands-off approach Monday as thousands of protesters, calling themselves “Flood Wall Street” and chanting slogans against capitalism and climate change, shut down sections of Broadway in the city’s Financial District.