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If the media has such a negative outlook on the movement, then bring the attention to their door step as well. Occupy Fox news headquarters. Also if people could boycott the use of cable on a large scale i think that would send a message. I'm concerned that if things get out of hands and martial law does come into play, they will simply shut down all forms of communication. The non violent protest are giving this ...more »

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Implement an International Financial Transactions Tax

A small tax (such as 0.5%) on trades of stocks, bonds, derivatives, and other Wall Street products could help reduce the deficit and reduce high-frequency robo-trading that causes market volatility and exacerbates bubbles, with hurting more stable buy-and-hold investment methods favored by ordinary families. Making the tax international would prevent evasion.

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Occupy Rooftops

As the protesters leading the Occupy Wall Street movement decry the big banks that crashed the economy, foreclose people's homes and continue to finance mega fossil fuel projects like the Tar Sands, community solar represents one path forward: clean energy created for and by the people. http://solarmosaic.com/solarday http://www.good.is/post/for-more-solar-energy-occupy-rooftops/ http://www.campusprogress.org/articles/environmentalists_occupy_rooftops_on_community_solar_day/ ...more »

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Occupy the Food System

In the Food Movement we re-learn and re-invent ways of farming, cooking and eating. In doing so, we put back in the social, economic and cultural values robbed by the industrial food system. But if the community gardens, CSAs, farm-to-school programs and sustainable family farms in the Food Movement are so great why isn't everyone doing it? The simple answer is, because the rules and institutions governing our food ...more »

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Actor / Role Playing Idea

I have a terrific idea which would benefit the protest, the media, and those in the "system" who might not know what direction to turn in regards to the Occupy Movement. The idea is: get actors and role-players together to speak at an event. The actors and role players would dress up to look like certain people (ie... the President, the governor, a policeman-police chief, a politician, an executive 'of the 1%" etc...). ...more »

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