Egyptian Connects the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street

Interesting thoughts from an Egyptian man who attended the Billionaire’s March yesterday. The Billionaire’s March was part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and included visits to five billionaires’ homes: Rupert Murdoch, David Koch, Howard Milstein, Jamie Dimon, and John Paulson.

Mustafa Ibrahim, 23, an engineer marched on the “Billionaire’s Tour” during a visit to New York from Cairo, where he said he was arrested during a popular uprising this year which toppled Egyptian autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

“It’s pretty much the same thing as Egypt,” Ibrahim said. “The problem is the rich keep getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.”

Alternet describes the Billionaire’s March as “getting enthusiastic responses from onlookers–in particular the doormen at the buildings en route.”

Look out billionaires, your own servants openly root for your comeuppance!

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