The Occupy Wall Street protests continue in lower Manhattan today. Demonstrators are protesting perceived excessive greed by the super-wealthy and economic inequality as epitomized by Wall Street. The protests have grown in popularity over the last three weeks, and similar events are happening all over the country, including cities like Boston and Miami. On Monday, The Takeaway spoke with J.A. Myerson, from the media team for the Occupy Wall Street movement, about why he's protesting and what future he sees for the movement.
Today, The Takeaway speaks with Kathryn Wylde, president and CEO of the Partnership for New York City and deputy chair of the New York Federal Reserve's board of directors, for her perspective on the movement. Wylde does not speak on behalf of the Federal Reserve.