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Letter From The 99% To The 1%

From our inbox:  The letter below is a simple, elegant expression of the reason for the Occupy Wall Street movement.  We do not know its origin.  Please share widely. Letter to the 1% We are the 99%. We are the … Continue reading

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President Obama In Osawatomie, Kansas: This Is A Make Or Break Moment For the Middle Class

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Is The Occupy Wall Street Movement Reshaping The Political Landscape?

by Ralph Scharnau The protest movement that began in Tunisia in January has spread to Egypt, Libya, and Syria; Spain, Greece, and Italy; and Chile, Israel, and China.  The global protest reached the United States on September 17, 2011, bursting … Continue reading

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George Lakoff: It’s Time To Occupy Elections

We’re big fans of George Lakoff.  Author of several books including The Political Mind and the now classic,  “Don’t Think Of An Elephant: Know Your Values And Frame The Debate”; a Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the UC Berkeley;  … Continue reading

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Creating and Saving Jobs: A National Emergency

by Ralph Scharnau We live in a dual economy.  On one hand, corporate profits are high, corporate cash holdings are soaring, and income gains are proliferating for the rich.  On the other, the working and middle classes experience weak job … Continue reading

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Walker And Cronies Forced To Listen To 99%

I watched this and thought about how often the 99% is forced to listen to the right-wing propaganda machine… Enjoy this powerful video of Walker and his rich pals having to endure the message of the 99%. If the 99% … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street = Love

[by David Van Thournout] After more than ten years of working on front end web development and playing around with html, css, and various other computer languages I had the opportunity to work on a software development project with a … Continue reading

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Today’s Occupy Iowa City Event: Video

Here’s the first of several videos of the Occupy Iowa City event today. This video shows the beginning of the march from College Green Park to the ped mall in downtown Iowa City.  At the ped mall there were speakers … Continue reading

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Occupy Iowa Halloween Weekend Events

Occupy Iowa City ANTI-GREED MARCH AND RALLY. Saturday, October 29th, 11:30 AM College Green. Informative speakers giving examples of the shameless GREED displayed by Wall Street execs (Do you KNOW what AIG did with their bailout money?!) and what you … Continue reading

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Ruse Fails: Occupy Wall Street Wins Another Round

Thanks to Scott Walker, these protestors would not be fooled again, and instead of leaving, called for reinforcements and held their ground.    The movement will live to fight another day to save the country from complete corporate takeover.  And thanks … Continue reading

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