Music, voting and marching on Occupy agenda

By Verena Dobnik

Associated Press

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 8 2011 12:00 a.m. MST

David Crosby, left, and Graham Nash perform at the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 in New York.

Mary Altaffer, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Some Occupy demonstrators making their voices heard in the nation's town squares are taking part in another kind of democracy — voting.

They say it's important to be part of the process. But other demonstrators are holding off, questioning whether their votes mean much and saying the candidates aren't saying things they want to vote for.

And protest is still the order of the day. In New York, some demonstrators decided to make a march starting Wednesday from New York City to Washington to protest tax cuts.

Demonstrators got some support for their efforts from David Crosby and Graham Nash, of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The musicians brought a little of Woodstock to lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park with an acoustic set for protesters and onlookers.

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