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OCTOBER 29 – #ROBINHOOD GLOBAL MARCH

Alright you rebels, redeemers and believers out there,

This Saturday October 29, on the eve of the G20 Summit in France, millions of us will hold Robin Hood marches around the world demanding that our leaders start imposing a 1% #ROBINHOOD tax on all financial transactions and currency trades. We will send them a clear message: We want you to slow down some of that $1.3-trillion easy money that's sloshing around the global casino every day – enough cash to fund every social program and environmental initiative in the world.

There are #ROBINHOOD actions currently planned in San Antonio, Las Vegas, Montreal, Vancouver, Durango, Calgary, Washington DC, Santa Fe, Denver, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sydney, Amarillo, Edmonton, Salt Lake City, Berlin and more…

Bring it up at your general assembly … then create some edgy Robin Hood graphics for the world to digest and let's march out there millions strong in global unison this Saturday.

This could be the first delicious fruit of our movement,

for the wild,
Culture Jammers HQ

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ny170

I offer this only as a means of provoking thought and stimulating discussion. While the OWS demonstrations are admirable, they are also (ultimately) useless! Those who sit at the top, will do whatever they have to to remain at the top. The protest will eventually dwindle away, and the 1% will still be the 1%. We need a different approach.

We must find a way to make it far more expensive to conduct business as usual, than to change the way we do business.

We NEED to boycott all elections, opting instead to hold "Community elections" where the people get together and elect a non-corrupted, citizen to represent that community in the local law-making body, and the congress of the U S .

We would need to mobilize large numbers of people, enough to "offset" the "official" elections, but until we "elect" enough honest, uncorrupted, people to "represent" us in the State House, and the Congress, all of our efforts are wasted.

This is no small undertaking, I know, but it is the only way, outside of open warfare. They will never give in. We have to take it from them!

ny170

I offer this only as a means of provoking thought and stimulating discussion. While the OWS demonstrations are admirable, they are also (ultimately) useless! Those who sit at the top, will do whatever they have to to remain at the top. The protest will eventually dwindle away, and the 1% will still be the 1%. We need a different approach.

We must find a way to make it far more expensive to conduct business as usual, than to change the way we do business.

We NEED to boycott all elections, opting instead to hold "Community elections" where the people get together and elect a non-corrupted, citizen to represent that community in the local law-making body, and the congress of the U S .

We would need to mobilize large numbers of people, enough to "offset" the "official" elections, but until we "elect" enough honest, uncorrupted, people to "represent" us in the State House, and the Congress, all of our efforts are wasted.

This is no small undertaking, I know, but it is the only way, outside of open warfare. They will never give in. We have to take it from them!

Anonymous

I don't know, the paranoid rich require a constant police presence for all Occupiers in order to keep people from thinking they can just do whatever stuff that they want to do, which is draining the already beleaguered public treasuries, which is causing the local Napoleon Pig Animal Farm rulers to think about how they can evict the Occupiers, which led Oakland to totally screw up and crack a Marines skull, which has led to cessation of violence by police for the moment for fear of instigating a Civil War which they couldn't win, which has led to Bloomberg's oder for the blue collar FDNY to steal the Occupier's generators, which has led the Occupiers to bone up on their cold weather survival tactical knowledge.

So, we'll see.

The longer this drags on, the more people are constantly thinking about inequality and how sucky it is. You can't buy that from the mainstream media, so it's pretty intolerable to the ruling elite, since they have a very vested and expensive established interest in controlling people's day to day thoughts. Inequality is bound to click with oppressed people eventually, once Katy Perry humping type stuff is removed.

Anonymous

I don't know, the paranoid rich require a constant police presence for all Occupiers in order to keep people from thinking they can just do whatever stuff that they want to do, which is draining the already beleaguered public treasuries, which is causing the local Napoleon Pig Animal Farm rulers to think about how they can evict the Occupiers, which led Oakland to totally screw up and crack a Marines skull, which has led to cessation of violence by police for the moment for fear of instigating a Civil War which they couldn't win, which has led to Bloomberg's oder for the blue collar FDNY to steal the Occupier's generators, which has led the Occupiers to bone up on their cold weather survival tactical knowledge.

So, we'll see.

The longer this drags on, the more people are constantly thinking about inequality and how sucky it is. You can't buy that from the mainstream media, so it's pretty intolerable to the ruling elite, since they have a very vested and expensive established interest in controlling people's day to day thoughts. Inequality is bound to click with oppressed people eventually, once Katy Perry humping type stuff is removed.

Anonymous

when we base our happiness on suffering we will never be happy. Even marx and engels admit there is no such thing as true equality in an industrial society for if there were true equality there would be no society. instead of basing our happiness on what we have and what we dont have lets find happiness and identity in being human beings. we submit ourselves to man made laws and put ourselves in catogories and identify with certain sub cultures. when we do this it removes the need for critical thinking and self examination and replaces those things with blind obedience to ideology and norms. which is unsustainable no matter the beliefs because it forces us to ignore truth and possible change so we may continue on the way we always have, with closed minds. Free our minds and we will find a solution, ignorance is not bliss enlightenment is.

Anonymous

when we base our happiness on suffering we will never be happy. Even marx and engels admit there is no such thing as true equality in an industrial society for if there were true equality there would be no society. instead of basing our happiness on what we have and what we dont have lets find happiness and identity in being human beings. we submit ourselves to man made laws and put ourselves in catogories and identify with certain sub cultures. when we do this it removes the need for critical thinking and self examination and replaces those things with blind obedience to ideology and norms. which is unsustainable no matter the beliefs because it forces us to ignore truth and possible change so we may continue on the way we always have, with closed minds. Free our minds and we will find a solution, ignorance is not bliss enlightenment is.

Anonymous

This is the wisdom that needs to come out of the movement. Make a video and post it to YouTube with sentiments such as this so the world can see there are intellegent people within this movement. Task forces need to be established that can go out into the community, educating the masses one-to-one. Most will reject it at first because the "normalcy bias" is so strong, but there are good people who are on the 99%'s side they just dont know there is a calling.

Anonymous

This is the wisdom that needs to come out of the movement. Make a video and post it to YouTube with sentiments such as this so the world can see there are intellegent people within this movement. Task forces need to be established that can go out into the community, educating the masses one-to-one. Most will reject it at first because the "normalcy bias" is so strong, but there are good people who are on the 99%'s side they just dont know there is a calling.

Anonymous

I think OWS has been educating Americans about their government and that isn't useless at all. Protests bring attention to a problem, they aren't supposed to be the solution.

Anonymous

I think OWS has been educating Americans about their government and that isn't useless at all. Protests bring attention to a problem, they aren't supposed to be the solution.

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