Occupy Boston: A Small Business Owner, One of the 99 Percent

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Protesters affiliated with Occupy Boston, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, are outraged after police arrested over 100 people early Tuesday morning. Boston city officials have defended the raid, saying protesters were warned, but Occupy Boston contends that the police "made no distinction between protesters, medics, or legal observers." Among the protesters was Nadeem Mazen. A graduate of MIT and an owner of two small businesses, Mazen rejects the narrative that the protesters are "anti-capitalist." Among the issues he's protesting is the lack of liquidity available to small businesses after American taxpayers bailed out the banks.


Nadeem Mazen

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