If you can't join a local Occupation, show your support by donating: http://occupywallst.org/donate/
Medicare For all, more formally known as single-payer health insurance, would create a government-administered health insurance system similar to that of Canada, the UK, and, well, pretty much every other country in the developed world, actually. Single payer health insurance typically has lower health care costs per capita than the US system and equal or better outcomes, especially in preventative care. For more info, ...more »
You can help protect protesters against police brutality by watching livestreams and spreading the word about suspicious outages (such as those that hit #OccupyOakland shortly before the start of the police actions there) and other incidents.
Find a livestream: http://www.occupystreams.org/
Twitter hashtags such as #OccupyWallSt, #OWS, and #occupy are a great source of news and updates about the protests. Stay informed and spread the word!
Postage paid protest:
Corporations are not people!
Occupy Oakland and the Oakland General Assembly have called on protesters to occupy bank-owned, foreclosed, and abandoned properties.
Do you think this is a good idea?
Tax dodging deprives our nation of revenue needed to maintain and modernize the infrastructure and services underpinning a strong economy. An estimated $37-60 billion or more in tax revenue is lost every year to tax havens. Our economic progress is undermined when companies are rewarded for financial manipulation rather than innovation and productive investment. Responsible businesses and banks are hurt when other firms ...more »
The Glass-Steagall Act was a Depression-era law that required the separation of commercial and investment banks, among other provisions. Many people believe that it's no coincidence that the economy collapsed within 10 years of its repeal.
Do you think that reinstating Glass-Steagall would be an effective step towards financial reform and greater economic stability?
Contact executives from Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Citigroup and others with messages from the 99%.