The protesters of Occupy Wall Street and its spinoff demonstrations across the United States and around the world are never at a loss for the written word. The Occupy Wall Street movement is protesting issues including the 2008 bank bailouts, foreclosures, and high unemployment. Laura Hartmark holds two protest signs while supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement in Albany, N.Y., on Oct. 21.
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Activist musician Pete Seeger (l.) marches with his grandson Tao Rodriguez-Seeger (r.) and nearly a thousand demonstrators sympathetic to the Occupy Wall Street protests for a brief acoustic concert in New York's Columbus Circle on Oct. 21. The demonstrators marched down Broadway singing 'This Little Light of Mine' and other folk and gospel songs while ad-libbing lines about corporate greed and social justice.
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John Curtin, a 'businessman' with a drawn-on, diabolical moustache who says he likes things the way they are, demonstrates against supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement in Albany, N.Y., on Oct. 21.
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Dr. Angelina Shigeura (l.) and Dr. Amit Patel (r.) chant during Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park in New York on Oct. 23. Doctors from the National Health Program and National Physicians Alliance have merged with the health care demonstrators within the Occupy Wall Street protests to form a group under the banner of 'Healthcare for the 99%' and speak out against corporate greed in the medical industry.
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A bicyclist rides past a sign at the Occupy Portland camp in downtown Portland, Ore., on Oct. 18.
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A bicyclist rides past a truck and sign at the Occupy Portland camp in downtown Portland, Ore., on Oct. 18.
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Diane McEachern sits with her dogs near Bethel, Alaska. McEachern wanted to participate in the Occupy Wall Street protests, so she gathered her dogs, bundled up and went out to the tundra with a homemade sign that read 'Occupy the Tundra.' The photo was posted on the Occupy Wall Street Facebook page and has since been shared thousands of times.
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A member of the Occupy Wall Street movement protests in New York on Oct. 18.
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Signs hang on a sculpture in Zuccotti Park in New York on Oct. 18.
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A sign posted by Occupy Wall Street campaign demonstrators stands in Zuccotti Park near Wall Street in New York on Oct.18.
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An Occupy Wall Street campaign demonstrator stands in Zuccotti Park near Wall Street in New York on Oct. 17.
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An Occupy Atlanta sign reads 'Be Not Afraid' as the group faces a city deadline to leave Woodruff Park in Atlanta on Oct. 17.
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Occupy Vancouver protesters have set up a small tent city outside the Vancouver Art Gallery in downtown Vancouver, Canada, on Oct. 17.
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Emily McArthur holds a sign and chants through a bullhorn in front of the Statehouse in Boston on Oct. 3.
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Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement hold signs aloft while demonstrating during a march through the super-rich neighborhood of the upper east side of New York on Oct.11.
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Demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street campaign hold up signs as a protest march enters the courtyard near the New York Police Department headquarters in New York on Sept. 30.
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A protester holds a signs as he takes part in an Occupy Austin protest in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 6.
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Protesters hold signs at an Occupy Seattle rally in Seattle on Oct. 8.
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Protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street protests march through the Financial District in New York on Oct. 10. The march started and finished in Zuccotti Park.
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Protesters hold signs as they take part in an Occupy Hartford protest in Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 7.
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A man who identified himself as Royalty (c.) holds up a sign during a protest at the entrance to the University of Georgia as part of the Occupy Wall Street protests in Athens, Ga., on Oct. 6.
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Demonstrators talk near their tents in the Occupy Boston encampment on the Rose Kennedy Greenway across the street from the Federal Reserve building in Boston on Oct. 2.
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A demonstrator from the Occupy Wall Street campaign holds a sign in New York on Sept. 30.
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Signs from an Occupy Wichita rally are displayed in downtown Wichita, Kan., on Oct. 3.
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Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement hold signs as they protest on Fifth Avenue while marching through the upper east side of New York on Oct. 11.
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Tents are still set up at Freedom Plaza in Washington on Oct. 10, as part of a protest against corporate America.
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A demonstrator holds a sign at the Occupy LA protest on the lawn in front of Los Angeles City Hall on Oct. 8.
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A protester holds up a sign during a rally outside Houston's City Hall in Houston on Oct. 6. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Dallas, Houston, and Austin as cities around Texas joined the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations demanding an end to corruption in politics and business.