The system simply isn't working.
That's the message from thousands of people around the world, furious at financial structures that have led to a global crisis.
The Occupy Wall Street movement began in the U.S., and spread to Asia and Europe - where things got violent.
The world marked October 15th as a coordinated day of action in solidarity with the New York-born movement.
Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from Manhattan's Times Square.