The 1% and their congressional lackeys want Americans to think the Occupy Wall Street movement is just a group of radicals who don't understand the intricacies of economics. But nothing could be farther from the truth. The OWS protesters understand economics very well, and they especially understand how unfair the current policy of "trickle-down" economics is to the vast majority of Americans -- having created massive unemployment and a huge gap in wealth and income between the richest people and the rest of America.
Lending intellectual credence to the idea that the OWS movement knows exactly what they are doing (fighting for economic justice and fair play) is the fact that some very well respected economists support the movement and its goals. First on board was Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman. Now noted economist Jeffrey Sachs (pegged by Time Magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential People In The World") has expressed his support for the OWS movement. Here is the speech he gave to the OWS protesters on October 7th: