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Protests in Des Moines and Iowa City, occupations across the heartland

By staff |
October 25, 2011
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Occupy Des Moines encampment
Occupy Des Moines encampment. (Fight Back! News/Staff)

Des Moines, IA - The movement started by Occupy Wall Street continues to spread. Occupy Des Moines has been in place for over two weeks. 13 were arrested on their first night, Oct. 9, and the city responded by granting them a park to camp in. On Oct. 22 they marched to Obama's campaign headquarters.

Iowa City also has a large encampment, with over 20 tents. 

Both encampments are preparing for the approaching cold weather and intend to continue struggle of the 99% of society against Wall Street greed.