Activists Hold Sit-Ins to Challenge Corporate Influence on Capitol Hill
In Washington, D.C., scores of demonstrators took part in a series of protests and sit-ins at lawmakers’ offices on Capitol Hill. The actions were held as part of the week-long „Take Back the Capitol“ protest targeting corporate influence in Washington.
Grace Bowman: „Before, when I’ve looked for jobs, I always, you know, was able to find one, and this time it’s far more difficult. After the economic crisis al gen die Menschen das erste Mand the bailouts of 2008, it’s a completely different economy than it used to be for working people at all levels of education and income.“
Olivia English: „This is the first time people have really been serious to come ftand talk to their own people. And I think that’s one reason why money has kind of slipped in their pocket, is because lobbyists are taking over the hallways, and people are forgetting that their voice is just as strong.“