USuncutMN says: Tax the corporations! Tax the rich! Stop the cuts, fight for social justice for all. Standing in solidarity with http://www.usuncut.org/ and other Uncutters worldwide. FIGHT for a Foreclosure Moratorium! Foreclosure = homelessness. Resist the American Legislative Exchange Council, Grover Norquist and Citizen's United. #Austerity for the wheeler dealers, NOT the people.
USuncutMN supports #occupyWallStreet, #occupyDC, the XL Pipeline resistance Yes, We, the People, are going to put democracy in all its forms up front and center. Open mic, diversity, nonviolent tactics .. Social media, economic democracy, repeal Citizen's United, single-payer healthcare, State Bank, Operation Feed the Homeless, anti-racism, homophobia, sexISM, war budgetting, lack of transparency, et al. Once we identify who we are and what we've lost, We can move forward.
Saturday, November 5, 2011
What #ows HAS accomplished !
This blog article is pretty much on target. There's room for disagreement about issues of "leadership" and organization. But well worth a quick read. You may hear echoes of the corporate news coverage of Occupy actions in San Diego, or your own town, in the garbage the Oakland officials are spewing. It is no accident. The author is right to point out that the "1 percent" (and their loyal servants) are ORGANIZED. Ever wonder why the news reports all over the place sound so similar so soon after a new story breaks? Once the local and national editors see a copy of how the Associated Press (and a few other top level sources) treat the story, they play follow the leader -- and good luck reading much with any different perspective, unless you hunt for it on the internet or in alternative press (none of which has the big mass audience that the corporate press has). CORPORATE NEWS is as much of a monopoly problem as are the big banks. -- Monty ---------- Forwarded Message ---------- The most important achievement of the OWS movement so far is that it has shifted the national debate about the economic crisis.OWS has put the hedge fund managers, banks, speculators and other wasters who are responsible for the mess we are in on the defensive.The OWS movement has also reintroduced the tactics that built the Unions and the civil rights movement in the Apartheid South-----mass direct action and defiance of the law----and has brought the nature of the system to the front burner.Capitalism, the so-called free market and possible alternatives to its madness are being discussed by millions of Americans. Continued http://weknowwhatsup.blogspot.com/2011/11/oakland-city-councils-phony-concerns.html "In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exploiter who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion, or both to deceive and overawe the
Posted by USuncutMN at 6:52 AM