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Forum Post: Purpose of this Movement Please!

Posted 6 years ago on Oct. 24, 2011, 6:12 p.m. EST by person711 (0)
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I am in a social movements class and am doing some research. I am totally non judgemental. I just am curious if there are stated goals for this movement? Like political goals, definied mission statement, anything. It seems, by the way the media puts it, is that people aren't really sure what OWS wants. Anyone have any (serious) insight?



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[-] 1 points by Bored (8) 6 years ago

Eliminate money and move to the barter system. Tax the rich 100% and distribute it to the OWS protesters in the form of drugs and condoms. Remove all government rules pertaining to marijuana. Remove government. And, all in favor get the biggest houses and hottest girls.

Did I miss anything?

[-] 1 points by Notconfusedanymore (62) 6 years ago

A Canadian anti-Capitalist, economic terrorist manufactured the Occupy Wall Street phenom, and has been pulling the strings from behind the scenes.

[-] 1 points by kammce (20) 6 years ago

I was hoping to find that as well on this website but I could not either. I will keep searching though. But based on the amount of threads created every few minutes, I can see that this website is in chaos and finding the real purpose has been lost in the void of the forum.

[-] 0 points by jgriff (6) from Tampa, FL 6 years ago

HEre is my own personal one:


  1. We demand that Citizens United by overturned by Jan 1st
  2. We demand a closure of all corporate tax holes starting Jan 1st
  3. We demand term limits for congress of eight years, voted on by Dec 1st
  4. We demand all troops return home by July 1st
  5. We demand that corporate personhood by destroyed by Jan 1st
  6. We demand that campaign donations be eliminated, and a set amount be determined.
  7. We demand, that interest on loans, from coffers that never existed, be eliminated
  8. We demand the re-instatement of Glass-Stegal Act