Sam Wood, an unemployed 21-year-old, said he was there because he doesn’t think it’s fair “the way that the rich get more breaks than the poor.”
“What I really want to achieve is to educate people about what’s going on with the economy right now,” he said as he bumped into another protester waving an American flag. “A couple of the ways that we might be able to fix it, you know?”
Police watched the proceedings carefully after a scuffle Tuesday that led to seven arrests and one injured protester. Most of those arrested were given disorderly conduct summonses and released.