Coming to the end of its third week, the Occupy Wall Street movement is gaining traction.
The streets of downtown New York were packed with thousands of protesters Wednesday as organized labor stepped up to back the leaderless fight in a solidarity march from Foley Square near City Hall south to Zuccotti Park, home base for the cause.
In the largest protest since Occupy Wall Street's inception on Sept. 17, support came from members of SEIU 1199, TWU Local 100 and National Nurses United, to name just a few. Environmental groups like the Green Party and community organizations like New York Communities for Change were also in attendance.
Despite the growing support, Occupy Wall Street continues to be criticized for its lack of leadership and absence of a unified message.
The Daily Ticker's Aaron Task took to the streets again Wednesday to try to make sense of it all.
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