I'm a curious person, so I like to do research sometimes before I start sputtering at the mouth. A friend of mine posted an article about OWS from the Guardian (yikes!) on fb and I decided to read it. I went in with much trepidation.
Here's an excerpt from what the writer Naomi Wolf found OWS to be protesting:
The No 1 agenda item: get the money out of politics. Most often cited was legislation to blunt the effect of the Citizens United ruling, which lets boundless sums enter the campaign process.
Here's the link to the Guardian article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/nov/25/shocking-truth-about-crackdown-occupy