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Oct. 29 #RobinHood Global March

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Oct. 29 #RobinHood Global March

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ADBUSTERS TACTICAL BRIEFING #15

Alright you redeemers, rebels and radicals out there,

We're living through a magical moment … #OCCUPYWALLSTREET has catalyzed into an international insurgency for democracy … the mood at our assemblies is electric … people who go there are drawn into a Gandhian spirit of camaraderie and hope for a new kind of future. Across the globe the 99% are marching! You have inspired more than you know. People are digging into Act One of the long Spring.

Its now time to amp up the edgy theatrics … deviant pranks, subversive performances and playful détournements of all kinds. Open your insurrectionary imagination. Anything, from a bottom-up transformation of the global economy to changing the way we eat, the way we get around, the way we live, love and communicate … be the spark that sustains a global revolution of everyday life!

As the movement matures, lets consider a response to our critics. Lets occupy the core of our global system. Lets dethrone the greed that defines this new century. Lets work to define our first great demand.

OCTOBER 29 – #ROBINHOOD GLOBAL MARCH

This is a proposal for the general assemblies of the Occupy movement.

Eight years ago, on February 15, 2003, upwards of 15 million people in sixty countries marched together to stop President Bush from invading Iraq … a huge chunk of humanity lived for one day without dead time and glimpsed the power of a united people's movement. Now we have an opportunity to repeat that performance on an even larger scale.

On October 29, on the eve of the G20 Leaders Summit in France, let's the people of the world rise up and demand that our G20 leaders immediately impose a 1% #ROBINHOOD tax on all financial transactions and currency trades. Let's 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 each day – enough cash to fund every social program and environmental initiative in the world.

Take this idea to your local general assembly and join your comrades in the streets on October 29.

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TruthBeagle

LOL!!!!!! Robin Hood??? He was against unfair, excessive taxes by an out of control government. Your movement wants to create more government control so the government can 'steal' from the rich and give to the lazy. Robin Hood 'took' from the government.

TruthBeagle

LOL!!!!!! Robin Hood??? He was against unfair, excessive taxes by an out of control government. Your movement wants to create more government control so the government can 'steal' from the rich and give to the lazy. Robin Hood 'took' from the government.

FreedomBell

Robin Hood took from the corrupt King. Our movement wants to restore democracy to the people and eliminate the illegal control of our government by global corporations and banks. 99% have no say in our government.

FreedomBell

Robin Hood took from the corrupt King. Our movement wants to restore democracy to the people and eliminate the illegal control of our government by global corporations and banks. 99% have no say in our government.

Anonymous

he actually took from the kings brother. The king was off fighting in the crusades. You all need to get your facts right. Ya its a little thing and insignificant, but you cant just spout any untruth out and expect people to believe it.

Anonymous

he actually took from the kings brother. The king was off fighting in the crusades. You all need to get your facts right. Ya its a little thing and insignificant, but you cant just spout any untruth out and expect people to believe it.

An Anarchist

You call the 700 billion dollar bailout given to corporations with tax-payer money "stealing" from the rich to give to the lazy? Boy, if making risky bets and poor management decisions isn't "lazy," I don't know what is . . . well maybe, dumb or incompetent. I'd love to steal from the rich with a "loan" for my laziness, say to the tune of 1 million, and we'd see where it would get me after I pay it back in several years with interest. Of course, the rich wouldn't be so "out of control" generous. Greed has a way of disciplining our passions towards a single path; it ain't altruistic.

An Anarchist

You call the 700 billion dollar bailout given to corporations with tax-payer money "stealing" from the rich to give to the lazy? Boy, if making risky bets and poor management decisions isn't "lazy," I don't know what is . . . well maybe, dumb or incompetent. I'd love to steal from the rich with a "loan" for my laziness, say to the tune of 1 million, and we'd see where it would get me after I pay it back in several years with interest. Of course, the rich wouldn't be so "out of control" generous. Greed has a way of disciplining our passions towards a single path; it ain't altruistic.

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