The protestors around Wall Street and other cities around the world are gaining the attention of the press and have people like Jason Van Anden creating smart phone apps that they can use to tell everyone in an instant they just got arrested for protesting. Though, what are they really trying to accomplish?  And on the ironic side, the protestors that are picketing against greed have no problem using the products that the so-called greedy companies are producing to spread the word and bail them out!

The below article by Henry Blodget does a great job summing up where their angry stems from by highlighting the inequality that has developed in the US economy over the past 30 years. He’s been able to pull together a good amount of information in a few easy to understand charts to drive his point home.

So the $64,000 question is – how can they accomplish anything if they don’t even know that they want? What are their goals? What are they hoping for? If they achieve what they want, will it change anything?

Here’s Henry Blodget’s article that I mentioned above: “Here Are Four Charts That Explain What The Protesters Are Angry About” –  Give it a read and let me know what you think….