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Thu November 1, 2012

30 Issues: The Impact of the Occupy Movement on Election 2012

Occupy activists outside Boston Police headquarters protesting the razing of their encampment by police in the early morning hours of Dec. 10, 2011.
Credit Phillip Martin / WGBH

It's more than a year since activists camped out in Boston's Dewey Square and on Wall Street in New York to demand economic equality. The Occupy Movement then spread to 80 countries and 600 communities across America. But what impact, if any, has the protest had on the 2012 election? WGBH senior reporter Phillip Martin looks at the Occupy message, the messengers and their effect on the Presidential and U.S. Senate races. 

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