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Sun Mar 27, 2016, 03:23 AM

18. Obama should have had a Sister Souljah moment with OWS?!?

The main issues raised by Occupy Wall Street were social and economic inequality, greed, corruption and the perceived undue influence of corporations on government—particularly from the financial services sector. The OWS slogan, "We are the 99%", refers to income inequality and wealth distribution in the U.S. between the wealthiest 1% and the rest of the population. To achieve their goals, protesters acted on consensus-based decisions made in general assemblies which emphasized direct action over petitioning authorities for redress.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupy_Wall_Street

This sounds exactly like what our country and party needs. Does my recognizing the undue influence that corporations have on the government vis a vis the revolving door and campaign finance make me a crazy leftist needing to be called out? Or are you a conservative or classical liberal (correct term for neoliberal, in my estimation) who has a cynical disdain for those who seek a more equitable world because you have either given up on such as an aspiration or disown it as a positive end entirely ?

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