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Soft Regime Change in America

Will #OCCUPY Spark a Wildcat General Strike?
Soft Regime Change in America
How I feel, as a United States Marine, about what occurred in Oakland. (Reddit)

The #OCCUPY movement is entering an ominous new phase.

Police attacked #OCCUPYOAKLAND on Tuesday with tear gas, rubber bullets and flash grenades. Scott Olsen, a two time Iraq war veteran, was critically wounded in the assault. Graphic pictures of an unconscious Olsen, his skull fractured, being carried by fellow protestors to safety have reverberated from Zuccotti to Cairo and escalated the movement. On Wednesday, three thousand protestors reclaimed the square, reestablished their encampment and held a general assembly that called for a General Strike.

"We as fellow occupiers of Oscar Grant Plaza propose that on Wednesday November 2, 2011, we liberate Oakland and shut down the 1%... All banks and corporations should close down for the day or we will march on them."

There are signs of occupations in other cities taking up Oakland's call. A tantalizing possibility hangs in the air: Could a wildcat general strike spread across the nation? Are we witnessing the first clues of how a soft regime change might begin in America?

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THEGLOBALMOVEMENT

This is appalling to see what our police forces will do to shut people up.
This is not right. This is not just.
This poor kid- who served his country comes home and is attacked?
Just who are the "terrorists" here?

We must take all our money out of the big banks on this Global March Oct 29th
We demand The End of private banks being able to create money out of thin air and charge interest on it. The system has been designed to be a system of human enslavement.

2012 THE NEW DAWN
www.theglobalmovement.info

My blessings to Scott~

THEGLOBALMOVEMENT

This is appalling to see what our police forces will do to shut people up.
This is not right. This is not just.
This poor kid- who served his country comes home and is attacked?
Just who are the "terrorists" here?

We must take all our money out of the big banks on this Global March Oct 29th
We demand The End of private banks being able to create money out of thin air and charge interest on it. The system has been designed to be a system of human enslavement.

2012 THE NEW DAWN
www.theglobalmovement.info

My blessings to Scott~

Anonymous

Haha- i love the cognitive dissonance and paranoia of the right. Hmmm...police critically injure a leftist Marine? Does not compute....must have been planted there by George Soros and ACORN, then purposefully injured by an Islamic Jihadi plant in the Oakland PD to detract from the real issue, which is that Obama is actually a Kenyan-born Islamic Soviet agent groomed from birth to be selected for president during a manufactured economic crisis in order to lead the world into global enslavement. GOTCHA BRO!

Anonymous

Haha- i love the cognitive dissonance and paranoia of the right. Hmmm...police critically injure a leftist Marine? Does not compute....must have been planted there by George Soros and ACORN, then purposefully injured by an Islamic Jihadi plant in the Oakland PD to detract from the real issue, which is that Obama is actually a Kenyan-born Islamic Soviet agent groomed from birth to be selected for president during a manufactured economic crisis in order to lead the world into global enslavement. GOTCHA BRO!

Swedish allies

#OWS have so beautifully brought forth the problem and changed the debate. The identity of any nation must originate from the living quality of those at the bottom, and it is the system that should be blamed for each individual shortcoming - not the individual. General strike? Go for it!
Sending you love and respect.

Swedish allies

#OWS have so beautifully brought forth the problem and changed the debate. The identity of any nation must originate from the living quality of those at the bottom, and it is the system that should be blamed for each individual shortcoming - not the individual. General strike? Go for it!
Sending you love and respect.

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