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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Occupy Philadelphia Day 17

Yesterday OccupyPhiladelphia marched to the Penn campus to protest Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who was supposed to give a speech at the Wharton School. Cantor cancelled when he learned that his audience would include members of the public. He was only interested in speaking to rich business types I guess. Anyway, the protest took place anyway, with hundreds of people marching. The protesters gathered outside of Huntsman Hall for a rally and speeches, including a professor who teaches at the Wharton School. She stated that Wharton is complicit in the problems of wealth inequality, greed and corruption, since students can graduate Wharton without ever having to take an ethics course. The protest moved inside Huntsman Hall at one point, with chanting that insured that everyone inside got the message about Eric Cantor.

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