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Forum Post: I Agree with Alexis Goldstein (Occupysec), & Heather Mcghee (Demos.org)

Posted 5 years ago on Feb. 10, 2013, 10:08 a.m. EST by inclusionman (7064)
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Alexis: "I see the country pushed right with talk of deficits, cuts, austerity, starve the beast language, Certainly from republicans but also through the cowardice of Democrats"

Heather Mcghee agreed and added:

"The continued right wing effort to cut middle/working class pgms is a continuation of their "southern strategy" from the 60's-70's. First they challenged the voting rights act, then busing, finally pushed the cut/starve the beast agenda (starting in the early 80's) All the while talking about and targeting minorities, because cutting government spending is believed to mainly hurt low income minorities."

OWS HAS change the national dialogue, but hasn't ended the conservative efforts to cut pgms that help the 99%.

Our work continues, Push the dialogue left, push stimulus, Job creation, The deficit is a phony crises. Don't believe the hype.

Until we have replaced our corrupt government system let's push for economic equality and support for the working/middle class!!



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[-] 4 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago

Heather has the right idea, Demos.org is Occupies kind of organization.


[-] 4 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago

Educate yourself about the Occupiers who've made a difference


[-] 2 points by mideast (506) 5 years ago

this was from MSNBC "UP with Chris Hayes" ????

[-] 5 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago

Alexis would be proud of her old affinity group


[-] 4 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago


[-] 3 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago

!% moving to gut fin reform.


never ends

[-] 3 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago

Saw Alexis Goldstein on sunday cable today. 4/28

She was asking for all to put pressure on dems who support HR 992, -bill to gut a part of fin reform.

I still agree with her and Demos participant today as well

[-] 2 points by owsarmy (271) 5 years ago

I like seeing Occupiers on TV. It is so rare. I can't think of any other MSM show that has us on.

[-] 2 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago

Pressure all pols not to gut fin reform


We need add'l, stronger fin regulations (reinstate glass steagle.) not less.

[-] 2 points by mideast (506) 5 years ago

I have seen her many times on MSNBC. She is a great, solid spokesperson for what we are trying to do. And, frankly, gives us a very non-radical image on a very serious issue.

[-] 2 points by owsarmy (271) 5 years ago

being seen & heard by a wide audience can help build the center/left coalition that is necessary to finally cement the necessary improvements to the lives of the working/middle class.

[-] 1 points by inclusionman (7064) 5 years ago

OccupySEC says stop gutting of Fin reform


Stop HR 992