Posted 5 years ago on May 1, 2012, 3:44 a.m. EST by Endgame
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Getting outside money out of politics. End the bribery system that is our political system.
Its the most important issue that is at the core of most(if not all) of the problems in this country. And it just so happens to be the most bipartisan goal. AND its a simple universal message that people can understand and get on board with when people try to find out what OWS is really about.
Umbrella Strategy: Since there are so many legitimate problems in this country that Occupiers are bringing to the table, it should all be stated under the "Umbrella" of Getting outside money out of our politics.
Example: "Higher education in this country is to high..but none of this problem will never be fixed until its illegal for Colleges to bribe politicians. We need to get outside money out of politics"
Example: "To Big To Fail is no where near to being a thing of the past. Our system is corrupt and because Wall Street are able to bribe politicians they got to get away with screwing over this country. This will not end until we Get Outside Money Out of Politics".
Example: "My healthcare cost have bankrupted me and my family. We have been screwed by the healthcare companies. And they get away with it because they bribe politicians and the corrupt politicians don't do anything about it. That is why we must get outside money out of politics!"
Those are just a few examples but you get the picture. No more vague things like "Occupying the Harbor". What the hell does that do? And when there is just chaos for the sake of Chaos you lose the public and you play right into the hands of Fox News and the corporations that would love for this movement to just die. There is a huge difference between getting arrested for something righteous like protesting foreclosure practices and just bank practices or corrupt politicians. But the few crazies are allowed to go around breaking business windows..it just hurts the whole movement. Use the Umbrella Strategy of getting outside money out of politics. That should be the next phase of the movement. Its simple and it gets at the very root of the problem.