Posted 1 year ago on Oct. 12, 2011, 4:24 p.m. EST by blesnick
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Three cheers for OccupyWallStreet and all of the OccupyXX actions around the country and around the world!
These actions correctly draw attention to the fact that the system is broken on so many levels. The question remains, can all of the ills that have been highlighted--inequitable distribution of wealth; endless wasteful wars of aggression; lack of health care, housing, jobs and educational opportunities; lack of accountability of the banks, Wall St. and large corporations--be fixed by just tweaking things, or will it take something more?
For a contribution to that discussion, please see these two essays: