Seniors Stage Bank 'Knit-Ins' To Protest Threat Of Medicare, Social Security Cuts
Wednesday, 3 August 2011
Senior citizens organized by a union-backed coalition staged a series of "knit-in" protests at banks in New York City and on Long Island Wednesday. Among the locations targeted included a Wells Fargo outlet in Manhattan and a Bank of America branch in Brooklyn.
Organizers at the coalition, UnitedNY, said they wanted to "save...