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Occupy Wall Street finally releases their one demand « OntheWilderSide - 0 views

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    KW writes: My goodness. In a wise, creative, and mischievous response to the nasty rhetoric of the press, the Occupy Wall Street folks have answered propaganda with poetry. What a graceful maneuver in the struggle for social change. Beautiful and heartwarming!
    For a discussion on the media's quest for one, clear demand from the Wall Street protesters, the group created the following consensus document:
    A Message From Occupied Wall Street (Day Five)
    Published 2011-09-22 07:51:42 UTC by OccupyWallSt
    at OccupyWallStreet.org
    This is the fifth communiqué from the 99 percent. We are occupying Wall Street.
    On September 21st, 2011, Troy Davis, an innocent man, was murdered by the state of Georgia. Troy Davis was one of the 99 percent.
    Ending capital punishment is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, four of our members were arrested on baseless charges.
    Ending police intimidation is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, the richest 400 Americans owned more than half of the country's population.
    Ending wealth inequality is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, we determined that Yahoo lied about occupywallst.org being in spam filters.
    Ending corporate censorship is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, roughly eighty percent of Americans thought the country was on the wrong track.
    Ending the modern gilded age is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, roughly 15% of Americans approved of the job Congress was doing.
    Ending political corruption is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, roughly one sixth of Americans did not have work.
    Ending joblessness is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, roughly one sixth of America lived in poverty.
    Ending poverty is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, roughly fifty million Americans were without health insurance.
    Ending health-profiteering is our one demand.
    On September 21st, 2011, America had military bases in around one hundred and thirty out of one hundred and sixty-five countrie
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WALL STREET and the FINANCIAL CRISIS: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse | Permanent Subco... - 0 views

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    Wall Street + The Financial Crisis | What has Washington done to remedy the issues identified here?
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Fed and other regulators need policing | Reuters - 0 views

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    Fed and other regulators need policing: economist http://t.co/AqDLKPd
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Harry Reid: Wall Street's Joyride is Over // I Think He Overstates the Case for His Fin... - 0 views

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    He overstates the case for his Wall Street reform bill...by a LONG shot.
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Baffling Market Plunge - Is There a Shady Game of Market Manipulation At Work... - 0 views

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    5 days later, no one knows what went wrong on May 6th.
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