marching down Market Street in Philadelphia
While marching down Market st, there were a group of about 100 Verizon Workers who joined the march, bringing the march to at least 400.
Occupy Food, fed about 400 occupiers for dinner after the march.
Later that evening there was a potential confrontation between Veterans for Peace, led by local Bill Perry and a large phalanx of helmeted police and park rangers, all spiffed up with Homeland Security provided robocop gear.
Bill Perry telling Park Police the Veterans are Not moving when their permit expires.
Long time Opednews.com member/contributor Mikel Weisser Plays guitar outside the Vets for Peace Tent.
Finally, the police drew back, perhaps figuring out that arresting Veterans the day before July 4 holiday is not such a good idea.
Day two of the Occupy National Gathering saw a day full of events relocated to our new activities space in Franklin Square. Yesterday's calendar included a march in solidarity with the Quebec student strikers, the first-ever Occupy General Assembly, and Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author Chris Hedges, who gave a 30 minute speech on suppression of dissent and its role in the service of the corporate state.