Occupy Wall Street – NYC Protest for an American Revolution
Our nation, our species and our world are in crisis. The US has an important role to play in the solution, but we can no longer afford to let corporate greed and corrupt politics set the policies if our nation.
We, the people of the United States of America, considering the crisis at hand, now reassert our sovereign control of our land.
Occupy Wall St Protestors Smarter Then Portrayed – the Examiner
This was no Tea Party rally. Not only wasn’t there one mispelled sign, I was impressed by the level of intellectual discourse and passion. I didn’t hear much talk about Socialism, Communism, Marxism or any other ‘ism” that the right-wing media likes to attribute to the demonstrators. What I heard were Americans discussing the job challenges facing the poor and working class in America and what should be done about it. What I heard were Americans who were exasperated and tired of getting screwed by politicians and their big donor corporations that include some of the same companies that caused the financial meltdown now asking for more tax breaks and deregulation.
Map: Occupy Wall St Protests – Mother Jones
But there’s another way of looking at “class war”: habitually vilifying the unfortunate; claiming that their plight is a manifestation of some personal flaw or cultural deficiency. Conservatives wage this form of class warfare virtually every day, consigning millions of people who are down on their luck to some subhuman underclass.
How You Can Help – Huffington Post
If you can’t make the trip to downtown New York and offer a resounding chant of “Hip Hooray, Make the Corporations Pay,” there are still ways to help out…