NY Protesters to Target Millionaires' Homes

Rupert Murdoch, David Koch on list
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 11, 2011 2:01 AM CDT

(Newser) – No wonder the super rich are freaked out about the Occupy Wall Street movement. Now protesters are planning to target millionaires' homes for demonstrations. They plan to head this afternoon in a "Millionaires March" to the tony Manhattan digs of Rupert Murdoch, JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, financier Howard Milstein, hedge funder John Paulson, and billionaire David Koch, reports Crains New York. Demonstrators will call for an extension of the state's "millionaires' tax," which will expire at the end of the year.

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The protest is planned by the Working Families Party, New York Communities for Change, Strong Economy for All, and United NY, but is expected to draw demonstrators currently camped out in lower Manhattan as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement. "There's a lot of interest in connecting the various struggles," said one organizer. (Read more Occupy Wall Street stories.)

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