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Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old

Many members of the anti-corporate protest group are still living in New York's Financial District

Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
Occupy Wall Street, the ongoing series of demonstrations in Zuccotti Park on Wall Street, New Yor, has turned one month old. The protests were inspired by the Arab Spring movement. (Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
The activists have been gradually converging on the financial district over the past month to rally against the influence of corporate money in politics among a host of other issues. (Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
As they enter their second month of protesting, "Occupy Wall Street" demonstrators said they have no intention of leaving Lower Manhattan. The protests are thought to have cost the city $3.5 million in security and related costs. (Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
The protests, which have no stated demands, have spread to other cities and a number of countries over the last week leading to hundreds of arrests as world leaders and police anticipate their next move. (Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
A London encampment began on Saturday following a demonstration by about 2,000-3,000 people, as part of Europe-wide anti-capitalist protests inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement. (AFP/Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
Protestors camp outside St Paul's Cathedral on October 17, 2011, in London's financial district, during a third day of demonstrations against corporate greed and state spending cutbacks. (AFP/Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
Other than a single cause of anti-capitalism "Occupy Wall Street" participants have an array of opinions making up the protest. Demonstrators are mentioning a variety of issues around the globe, from financial inequality, the war in Afghanistan and animal cruelty. (AFP/Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
In New York, nearly 100 people were arrested over the weekend during various demonstrations throughout the city. (Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
A new poll showed that most New Yorkers back the protesters, whilst a minority say demonstrators are just unemployed and lazy. (Getty Images)
Occupy Wall Street movement turns one month old
Te New York protests have spawned demonstrations in over 900 cities across Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Americas. (Getty Images)