From US News
A protest by any other name is still a protest. But not all protests are an occupation.
Two months after the major group planning to protest the Democratic National Convention changed its name, a new and bigger demonstration is being planned for the September event. This time, it’s being led by “original” Occupy protesters.
Protest organizer John Penley, among the first to join the Occupy protests in Zuccotti Park, says some Occupy protesters were disturbed by the name change, which turned the “Coalition to Protest at the DNC” into the “Coalition to March on Wall Street South — Building People’s Power During the DNC.”
The change in nomenclature, he said, let Democrats off the hook.
And so despite the perception that Occupy is more liberal than it is conservative, Penley says his demonstration, “Occupy the Military Industrial Complex,” will very much target President Barack Obama.
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