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Retribution Against the Financial Elite!

Ten days until #OCCUPYWALLSTREET

Posted 2 years ago on Sept. 7, 2011, 10:53 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

http://www.adbusters.org/blogs/adbusters-blog/occupywallstreet-less-two-weeks-away.html

Hey you jammers, dreamers, patriots and revolutionaries out there,

Our occupation of Wall Street is less than two weeks away … do we have it together?

The perpetrators of the massive financial fraud have been allowed to slip quietly from the scene and continue business as usual. Our elected representatives in Washington have become so tightly intertwined with the financiers and bankers that public accountability has all but vanished.

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET is all about breaking up that cosy relationship between money and politics and bringing the perpetrators of the financial crash of 2008 to justice.

On September 17, 20,000 of us will descend on Wall Street, the iconic financial center of America, set up a peaceful encampment, hold a people's assembly to decide what our one demand will be, and carry out an agenda of full-spectrum, absolutely nonviolent civil disobedience the likes of which the country has not seen since the freedom marches of the 1960s.

From our encampment we will launch daily smart mob forays all over lower Manhattan … peaceful, creative happenings in front of Goldman Sachs; the SEC; the Federal Reserve; the New York Stock Exchange … and maybe even, if we can figure out where they're being held, at the sites of Obama's private $38,500 per person fundraising events happening somewhere in Manhattan on Sept. 19 and 20.

Our strategy will be that of the master strategist Sun Tzu: "appear at points which the enemy must hasten to defend; march swiftly to places where you are not expected."

With a bit of luck, and if fate is on our side, we may be able to turn all of lower Manhattan into a site of passionate democratic contestation – an American Tahrir Square.

We will do all this with peace in our hearts. Our unshakable commitment to nonviolence will give us the spiritual strength we need to inspire the nation and to ultimately triumph in the weeks and maybe months of struggle that will unfold after September 17.

for the wild, Culture Jammers HQ

occupywallstreet.org / occupywallst.org / Reddit / Facebook

PS. Last week Anonymous endorsed #OCCUPYWALLSTREET with a video that attracted over 70,000 views. The Department of Homeland Security has warned the nation's bankers to be prepared. Corporate owned media is taking notice. Yesterday, a columnist for MarketWatch.com posted a rousing portrait of what may now unfold:

"Listen closely. This is not another internecine political squabble. These revolutionaries are pushing America back to its roots. You sense they're drafting a new Declaration of Independence, driven by the same powerful motivations as the 57 original signers who wrote: 'Whenever any form of government becomes destructive … it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government.' Back in 1776 King George III was the destructive force far away. Today greed is the corruptor, from within."

S17 occupations of financial districts are also being planned in Milan, Madrid, Valencia, London, Lisbon, Athens, San Francisco and hopefully many other cities still to be announced. S17 could well be the catalyst that ushers in a new global economic order.

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[-] 1 points by justina (2) 2 years ago

it is not as simple as capitalism vs. socialism, big capitalism is just socialism for the rich. think outside the box. don't forget to protest big pharma and the medical industry and the military contractors who overprice everything and the people who want the rich to pay no taxes.

[-] 1 points by justina (2) 2 years ago

you guys need to hit at the heart of the problem. beyond the corporations, the cartel arrangements, the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderbergers, Wall Street is the front end of all this. do the research, study the concept parapolitics and make noise at the front doors of the physical offices of such people.Don't forget the Republican and Democratic parties and the Libertarian Party and organizations which fomens the mentality and values that make this empire building at our expense seem respectable, big oil, don't forget the news media Fox and others controlled by these people.

[-] 0 points by anonymous () 2 years ago

you guy's planning on raping any reporters down there like at Tahrir Square?

[-] 0 points by anonymous () 2 years ago

20,000 exaggerated?

[-] 0 points by anonymous () 2 years ago

underestimated

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[-] 0 points by anonymous () 2 years ago

I hope you have better luck than the last people who challenged the big money establishment at Kent State during the Vietnam war to protect capitalism. They got shot dead and their killers walked away free.

[-] 0 points by anonymous () 2 years ago

yes yes yes. everyone that reads this forum needs to read and reread this. stop with the negativity and realize that this is not going to be a "Fast Food Demonstration" with all the comforting logistics worked out ahead of time for you. Like in a real democracy you can meet, rally, and move from there. this is awesome!

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