Here's a little bit of 'tongue-in-cheek' humor from a recent Democracy Now show. Below is the transcript, but it's worth visiting the website to watch the video: http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2012/5/2/amy_goodman_interviews_the_tax_dodgers_stealing_your_home_and_w_inning_the_class_war
Here is another reason why the Occupy Wall Street protesters should broaden their efforts beyond the corporations on Wall Street. Some of financial sector's employees may be joining the 99%. ~ Noa
"Corporation" is a dirty word these days. It brings to mind the filthy rich, greedy SOBs who dole out exorbitant salaries and bonuses to CEOs who enslave the working poor in return. The weathiest oligarchs, we're realizing, pay little or no taxes and send jobs overseas to employ cheap labor.
END:CIV. Resist or Die
By Franklin Lopez, submedia.tv
Remixed by Jore, thoughtmaybe
“Many people feel that if some of the planet's poorest and disenfranchised people could stand up to the World Bank and Bechtel, so can all of us."
Bolivia's War Over Water
Also published as "The Water is Ours Damnit!" in We are Everywhere (Verso Press, 2003)
Global poverty did not just happen. It began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today, the problem persists because of unfair debt, trade, and tax policies — in other words, wealthy countries taking advantage of poor, developing countries.
The Gathering Spot is a PEERS empowerment website
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