UMass Labor Expert Sees Parallels Between "Occupy Wall Street" and Depression-Era Protests
The "Occupy Wall Street" movement is occupying cities around this region, with protests staged or in the works from Springfield to Hartford, to Northampton, Massachusets and Burlington vermont. But is the message of this particular movement clear and will it be heard? Eve Weinbaum directs the Labor Center at UMass Amherst. She told New england Public Radio's Fred Bever there are many parallels with Depression-era unrest.