I think the most important thing to do is read the Declaration of the Occupation of New York City, it's the official manifesto for the group's cause. If you weren't quite sure what the heck all of this was really about, clarify with that.
General information from the source:
AdBuster's Site on #OccupyWallStreet
OccupyWallStreet.org, official hub of major info
OccupyTogether, the unofficial hub for the nation-wide protests
This is the coverage I have acquired from friends on FaceBook and by following the #occupywallstreet hash tag and @OccupyWallSt account on Twitter. It's surreal to watch something like this unfold. I really think the reason this protest has been able to stay afloat is due to social media, especially during the media's attempt to smother the protest with silence.
We are the 99% Tumblr page, representing the hundreds of Americans suffering from the economy
I didn't mean to over saturate this post with these images, but there's just a lot of valid posts in the mix. Take a look through, you might find yourself in one of these stories....
"Something Has Started": Michael Moore on the Occupy Wall St. Protests That Could Spark a Movement video coverage from Democracy Now interviewing Michael Moore on his thoughts on the protests.
On Saturday, October 1st, about 700 protestors were arrested for what the media says was trying to block traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge. In the comments of that article and on Twitter, the story is police lead and trapped the protestors on the bridge before arresting everyone.
I particularly enjoy this video of unaired footage of a OWS protestor schooling a FOX New reporter.
The reason I posted all of this today is to help spread some awareness. Now, I realize that it's super hard to figure out what is true and false, but make sure your information isn't coming all from one source. I believe that these people are well intentioned, and if it was in my means to get out there and protest too, I might do it. However, I am one of the super lucky who is in school right now, and I think I owe it to make family, friends and fellow Americans to do my best every single day, in my schooling, in my art, so that I can come out hopefully standing on my feet. This is how I will help America, by continuing to help spread awareness about these protests, and do my best with the resources I do have.