Saturday, November 19, 2011
Occupy Wall Street: Occupying Wherever...The Week in Review, A Bit of This and That
I marched on Washington. I am a Baby Boomer. I was devastated when the Movement in the 60s failed. But it really didn't, I can see that now. The Boomers raised their children, many of them who do believe. In the spirit of true change, not the words mouthed by Obama to get elected (sorry, but there it is... I don't understand why he kept Bush's people or those who exacerbated the mortgage debacle mess) the movement is attempting to find its way and make a better world. Currently, the one represented has huge issues...
This was a defining week. I support them. I am a unionist, a teacher. I made a difference in many of my students' lives. AND I AM GLAD THAT I CONTRIBUTED in some small way the values I gleened from my parents and the 60s...tossing away the worst of them, refining and filtering. And I do think the true message is LOVE. Check out November 17th link. That I do uphold. That is something the Philistines do not uphold. And who are the Philistines? Those for whom everything is a commodity, including the peasant class of which the 99% are.
November 14th- 15th, A Day of Infamy for Civil Liberties
Also Go to Livestream to see what happened. They do replay the raid for the true results. Cameras don't lie. And they give updates about the protests.
FB Page Occupy Wall Street
Here is 1 reason to join the movement.
The U.S. Census says the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. rose by 1 million last year. Nearly 1 in 3 children, 33% now live in households considered poor. At the same time the 400 richest people in America – our nation’s oligarchs – have never had it so good, they control more weath than 150 million Americans.
400 people with more wealth than 150 million. Many children in poverty so they can have billions. Sickening.
We simply will not allow this to continue. We are rising up.