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Occupy San Francisco - Bank Transfer Day

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Protesters in costumes representing different types of debt march down Market Street.
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Occupy protesters march down Market Street with police escort.
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Brenda Reed Vietnam war widow stops in front of Chase bank to discuss her foreclosure.
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Signs depicting CEO's of big banks
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Protester stands in front of Wells Fargo with 99% sign .
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A man listens to Iraq war veteran during the sit in in front of Wells Fargo .
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A young protester ,held up by his father holds a sign .
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Iraq war Veteran Matt speaks in front of Wells Fargo.
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A police escort stops and listens to his ear phones during the rally in front of Chase bank.
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Protesters in costumes representing different types of debt march down Market Street.
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A young Occupy protester gestures during the march.
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Occupy protester with a dollar taped to her mouth.
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Protester holds h a sign as the march proceeds to Bank of America.
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A young Occupy Supporter listens to a speech in front of Chase Bank in San Francisco.
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day
  • Occupy San Francisco  Bank Transfer Day

Occupy San Francisco organized a march and rally in conjunction with National Bank Transfer Day. Protesters met in front of the Federal Reserve in costumes representing various types of debt, then marched on the banks. CA, USA. 5th November 2011

Occupy San Francisco organized a march and rally in conjunction with National Bank Transfer Day scheduled for Nov 5th. Approximately 1000 protesters met in front of the Federal Reserve in costumes representing various types of Debt.

They marched on Chase , Wells Fargo and Bank of America with a police escort . At each bank Occupy protesters sat down in the street and listened to different speakers. They discussed the problems with the Federal bank bail out and toxic loans. A high light of the march was Brenda Reed a Vietnam war widow who was arrested previously for contesting her foreclose with Chase Bank.

Reed told the crowd how Chase is still trying to foreclose on her home. She asked protesters to call Chase Bank to tell them stop the foreclose on her home and others taking place around the United States.
The march also stopped at Wells Fargo where a Iraq War Veteran spoke about war profiteering.
He encouraged those in attendance to withdraw their funds from Wells Fargo.
The march than continued to Bank of American through China Town finally returning to Justin Herman Plaza.

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