Small-Business Owners Tell Occupy Wall Street: You're Hurting the 99 Percent

Occupy Wall Street may claim small-business owners as members of the 99 percent, but from Oakland, Calif., to New York, many local enterprises are asking the protesters to pack up. On Tuesday, members of the commercial business district in downtown Oakland sent a three-page letter to Mayor Jean Quan, demanding that the protesters go. Five city council members held a press conference Wednesday reaffirming the demand. "The impact of the urban encampment has been very negative," says Paul Junge,...Full Story
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