Invest in sustainable local businesses and farms. For more info, check out: http://www.slowmoney.org/
Credit card companies and banks make more than $50 billion per year in profits from credit card fees, interest, and merchant charges. Deny them your share by using cash whenever possible!
To learn more, check out: http://www.usecashmovement.org/
Every manufacturing job creates an average of 5-8 additional “support” jobs, such as truck drivers, accountants, and clerical staff, so the loss of America’s manufacturing base is one of the major reasons behind our high unemployment rate. Buying American also reduces America’s enormous trade deficit and helps keep American money in the American economy, instead of in the pockets of multinational corporations. Finally, ...more »
After the confiscation of their gas generators, #OccupyWallSt is looking for funding to purchase more energy bikes to power the occupation with clean, renewable energy.
Graphic designers can share designs and protesters can request specific designs at Occupy Design: http://occupydesign.org/
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!
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Corporations are not people!