|Protesting Brookfield Properties, which evicted OWS; Mayor Bloomberg's girlfriend is a director of the company as well as of Sotheby's.|
Jason Ide, president of Local 814, said Brookfield was not happy about the rally, which included about 50 police officers and 50 protesters. Their target was Diana Taylor, Mayor Bloomberg's galpal. She wants to run for Senate.
|Check out the police-to-protester ratio.|
We passed out handbills calling on Diana Taylor to let Occupy Wall Street back in the park. Some of the members talked about getting locked out of Sotheby's, and why Diana Taylor's labor practices are so terrible. We had a chant,Both the Teamsters and CWA workers, whose wages and benefits are under assault by Verizon, have been helped by Occupy Wall Street. Ide said he was glad unions could help them as well.
Zuccotti Park out in the streets, there goes your Senate seat.We asked, 'How can you represent New Yorkers with a labor record like this?