The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations garnered reactions of both praise and criticism from organizations and public figures in many parts of the world. Over time, a long list of notable people from a range of backgrounds began and continue to lend their support or make reference to the Occupy movement in general. Domestic political responses have been both positive and critical, from the President of the United States to the presidential candidates. Most international responses have been supportive of the movement, while some, such as former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair have criticized it. On December 19, MSNBC reported a study which showed small-business owners "are almost evenly split on whether they support the protest movement.
By Emily Steel and Ravi Somaiya. The central dispute is whether Mr. He went on to describe his coverage of protests in the aftermath of the war on the streets of Buenos Aires, some 1, miles from the Falklands. He also included an interview with Don Browne, a former NBC News bureau chief who oversaw coverage of Latin America, who said there were tanks on the streets of the Argentine capital.
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They were doing real bullets. They were just gunning these people down, shooting them down in the street. Dispatches on the protest filed by reporters from the New York Times , the Miami Herald , and UPI note that thousands did take to the street, setting fires, breaking store windows, and that riot police did battle with protesters who threw rocks and sticks. They say tear gas was deployed; police clubbed people with nightsticks and fired rubber bullets; reporters were assaulted by demonstrators and by police; and a photojournalist was wounded in the legs by gunfire. What I saw on the streets that night was a demonstration—passionate, chaotic and memorable—but it would be hard to confuse it with being in a war zone.