Verb - To fill or take up (a space or time).
I think that says it nicely. From what I can glean from the far too many and numerous articles lauding this activity, while you all seem to think this is the next best thing since the sit-in, love-in, be-ins of the 60's, it is in actuality, nothing more than a staged gathering by hippie wanna be's.
Just be careful what you wish for. All of us who gather here to write our thoughts on line are NOT the poor. Don't kid yourselves.
All those who protest banking and other richie riches, are a bunch of cry babies who just want all the big toys and carts full of money but don't have the stamina to work for it. Or picked a dead end career because it sounded like an interesting major.
Do you know or care how I make my "huge" (LOL) salary? I wipe people's butts, I clean their puke, empty their urine bottles. I work weekends, holidays, extra shifts. I stay overtime when my co-workers call out.
I take cursing and even hitting and spitting from belligerent patients. No punching though, PA Act 1313 made that a felony.
My job can be rewarding at times, but I work very hard and I picked a profession which will always be needed. Sorry if you didn't. Stop blaming the haves. If you want the govenment to take care of you, move to Greece. Well, maybe not Greece. It didn't work out very well there.
Before you occupy America, do some research. A book called "The Coming Insurrection" is a great place to start. If that doesn't scare you then you are already to far gone. Again, do be careful what you wish for.