Tuesday 16 January 2018

Wall St rising

•It was amazing to see the images of the Occupy Wall Street protests unfolding in New York. I hope the US government will start to engage in talks with the popular opposition with a view to a timely stepdown of Obama and handover of power to the ordinary people, who have been betrayed.

It seems the message of the Arab Spring has spread far beyond the Arab world. Perhaps finally, America will again experience some real democracy and see its oligarchs hauled before the International Court of Human Rights.

Nick Foley
Carrigaline, Co Cork

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