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#OCCUPYWALLSTREET This Saturday

Come out and support the occupation at noon in Liberty Plaza.

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#OCCUPYWALLSTREET is a people powered movement for democracy that began in America on September 17 with an encampment in the financial district of New York City. Inspired by the Egyptian Tahrir Square uprising and the Spanish acampadas, we vow to end the monied corruption of our democracy.


Dreamers, jammers, rabble-rousers and revolutionaries,

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET is a week old and roaring strong. We, the people, are finding our voice, realizing that, yes we can revive our democracy. It is beautiful. It is an achievement. And it has the potential to grow into something even more wild and wonderful over the next few weeks and months.

This Saturday at noon at the people's assembly in Liberty Plaza there will be a celebration of our incredible first week. Last Saturday, 5,000 people flocked nonviolently to Wall Street … this Saturday there will be 10,000. And then in the weeks that follow, we will swell to 50,000 … and maybe even to 100,000+ by mid-October. Wouldn't that be something!

For those who cannot make it to Wall Street's liberated space, why not organize #OCCUPYCHICAGO, #OCCUPYDALLAS, #OCCUPYSANFRANCISCO, #OCCUPYBOSTON and #OCCUPYDC. This is the perfect moment to expand our movement into financial districts, iconic sites of economic power and branches of Bank of America everywhere.

According to PBS Newshour, 45 percent of young Americans aged 16 to 29 don't have a job. Economists are talking glumly about a "lost generation" but they've got it wrong. We're the generation that pulls off the second American Revolution.

This Saturday at Noon, let's escalate #OCCUPYWALLSTREET into a nationwide peaceful demand for economic justice.

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Keith Olbermann, Democracy Now! and the Guardian have been providing good coverage of #OCCUPYWALLSTREET. To get an insight into how #OCCUPYWALLSTREET got started, check out the July 13 and August 23 tactical briefings.

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Anonymous

If you want to effect real change in America and the world, if you want to restore democracy, you must gain recognition for the General Assembly as a legitimate democratic institution which represents the American People as much as or more so than our Congress with its current 15% approval rating.

To accomplish this, feature the petition below on your website, and then begin the long, hard process of winning support for this cause and telling the American people the sad truth about why this is necessary in our Country today.

“Recognize the Resolutions of the People’s General Assembly as Democratic Law”

http://signon.org/sign/recognize-the-resolutions

The creation of a General Assembly, which can exist in as many cities across the Country as the people wish, and which anyone is free to speak in and join a working group of, regardless of their background or income, so long as they are present and willing, and in which they are free to present any Resolution they wish before the Assembly and the world, have that Resolution approved by the Assembly, and then have that approved Resolution voted on by the American people in a monthly National Referendum could be exactly what is needed to save Democracy and Liberty for future generations by creating a means of combating the system of rule by the wealthy that has taken root in the world today. Thank you for the many sacrifices that you all have made to bring us this hope of a better, more just, and more democratic world, and for the many more we must all make together to bring this dream to life.

Anonymous

If you want to effect real change in America and the world, if you want to restore democracy, you must gain recognition for the General Assembly as a legitimate democratic institution which represents the American People as much as or more so than our Congress with its current 15% approval rating.

To accomplish this, feature the petition below on your website, and then begin the long, hard process of winning support for this cause and telling the American people the sad truth about why this is necessary in our Country today.

“Recognize the Resolutions of the People’s General Assembly as Democratic Law”

http://signon.org/sign/recognize-the-resolutions

The creation of a General Assembly, which can exist in as many cities across the Country as the people wish, and which anyone is free to speak in and join a working group of, regardless of their background or income, so long as they are present and willing, and in which they are free to present any Resolution they wish before the Assembly and the world, have that Resolution approved by the Assembly, and then have that approved Resolution voted on by the American people in a monthly National Referendum could be exactly what is needed to save Democracy and Liberty for future generations by creating a means of combating the system of rule by the wealthy that has taken root in the world today. Thank you for the many sacrifices that you all have made to bring us this hope of a better, more just, and more democratic world, and for the many more we must all make together to bring this dream to life.

brocklycollinsflower

A small assembly that makes the issues for the whole is the problem so your going to have to come up with another way that wont perpetuate the same oppression.

brocklycollinsflower

A small assembly that makes the issues for the whole is the problem so your going to have to come up with another way that wont perpetuate the same oppression.

boydcster

I think it's time to think about developing new political structures to replace the current political institutions in the U.S. and across the world. It's time to stop thinking about nations and states and start thinking about a democratic governing structure for the entire planet. All of the major crises we face are global: the financial crisis, the ecological crisis, the militarist crisis. To be responsible as a human being means to face this global reality and start to live global solutions. The General Assembly could be the kernel from which the new governing structure for the planet grows.

boydcster

I think it's time to think about developing new political structures to replace the current political institutions in the U.S. and across the world. It's time to stop thinking about nations and states and start thinking about a democratic governing structure for the entire planet. All of the major crises we face are global: the financial crisis, the ecological crisis, the militarist crisis. To be responsible as a human being means to face this global reality and start to live global solutions. The General Assembly could be the kernel from which the new governing structure for the planet grows.

Anonymous

That is a terrible and dangeroud Idea... New World Order ? One World Government?? The elitists and plutocrats would love for you to further their agenda, no thanks.

Anonymous

That is a terrible and dangeroud Idea... New World Order ? One World Government?? The elitists and plutocrats would love for you to further their agenda, no thanks.

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