Occupy Everywhere; Join The Movement
Cities all over have joined the movement. Here are their stories.
The 99% has member from over 500 cities around the world. These people have to right to voice their opinion and express the movement. Please allow yourself to become more informed and learn. The movement is for the 99%. The 99% are here to stand and demand changes from the 1%.
Kansas City, Missouri
Economic Problems began with Wall Street and now the movement has been spread across the world. The 99% demands the accountability for the state of affairs in the United States. Kansas City’s goal is to end the corruption and greed that the 1% possesses. Kansas City wants to educate and empower citizens and take control of their wealth. They are the 99%.
Unemployment rate in U.S. is at 9.1% and it is 8.5% in Kansas City. The unemployment number is only the number of people who claim it. This number does not include the people who have been denied to collect unemployment. Think about that unemployment number now knowing these facts.
The 99% is non-violent group of protestors reclaiming control of our government and reclaiming control of the financial interests that have been corrupted. Austin demands that our public servants recognize that the people are the supreme authority. Austin will be marching on Sunday October 23rd at Texas AFL CIO. This will allow the 99% to raise their voices together and to educate others.
For more information please visit http://www.facebook.com/OccupyAustinTx?ref=ts&sk=wall or http://occupyaustin.org/
The 99% has not just one single issue or demand that summarizes the movement. People are dissatisfied, angry, and upset about how our country is being run. Boston wants long lasting changes of many kinds. The 99% wants to raise awareness about the economic and political problems we face in this country we call our own. The 1% controls between 40% and 50% of our nation’s wealth. The 99% has hard times with trying to survive with the money they receive. The 99% wants to reclaim this country as our own.
Occupy D.C. is a people’s movement inspired and based on Occupy Wall Street as well as Occupy Together. The 99% has no spokesman, they are the people. The movement is peaceful movement for the people who are fed up with the political and the economical system. Many of the 99% are suffering because of the economic system. They stand up to let their voices be heard since this is their economy too. Occupy Washington D.C. are fed up with how the things have been running in our country. There are no set goals or demands because they want to heard from the people and what they want. There have been many ideas and stories, but there is always room from more. The 99% is a lot of people so no set goals can be set without the majority of the 99% voices being heard.
Occupy Atlanta wants to take our government and country back from the 1%. The 99% is no longer allowing silence. The 99% is coming together every day in large numbers to effect this change. The weather is changing and all occupies are looking for more help and volunteers. The 99% is sticking up for the people and want to be heard from all the corruption in our government.
The 99% is not a movement without leaders, but they are a movement of leaders. Occupy Chicago are here to fight corporate abuse in solidarity with their brothers and sisters around the world. They exercise their constitution-guaranteed rights of free speech and to peacefully assemble. The 99% is not just one idea. They all lead and are equal. The 99% are sick of the inequality from the 1%.
Occupy Minneapolis is trying to get their numbers of people up so enough voices are being heard. This is about creating a voice, and that will be accomplished through the establishment of all occupy General Assembly. Communication is a key point in all occupies. Minneapolis will occupy, but they must build their numbers first. Many places need more people to take their stand before they are torn down. The 99% won’t be torn down. They are too big to fail.
Occupy Detroit demands to stop foreclosures, evictions, and utility shutoffs. Their demands will help out the community. No city has hit harder than Detroit with foreclosures, evictions, and utility shutoffs. The 99% is fighting around the world for their goals to be achieved. The outcome is worth the fight. Occupy Detroit has marched while chanting and holding signs. This allows the other 99% to show the 1% that they are taking a stand and won’t be giving up.
For more information please visit http://www.occupydetroit.com/ or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Occupy-Detroit/265886350089794?ref=ts&sk=info
The 99% wants to end corporate corruption of the US Government. Occupy Portland had rallied two weeks prior or their main march. The march was based on the frustration with corporate greed and lack of government accountability. The 99% has hard time with permits and being told to leave locations, but cities like Portland are still striving to allow the people to be heard and answered. The 99% may hit bumps through this stand, but they will prevail.
For more information please visit http://occupypdx.org/ or http://www.facebook.com/OccupyPortland?ref=ts&sk=info
Occupy Phoenix has core issues they would like to address. Their issues include opposition to bank bailouts and corporate influence over politics, along with consternation over jobs, foreclosures, CEO pay, and the rich becoming richer. The image is broad for all Occupies; this doesn’t mean there isn’t any idea. The broad image just gives everyone a chance to share their experience about the 1%.
Occupy Tuscaloosa is fed up with the dysfunctional government and will no longer want to be controlled with the 1%’s selfish agenda. They want America to return to the People. The people have a variety of concerns with the difference between the rich and poor, abusive student loans, and programs being cut for the working class. The rich tax receives breaks while the others are raised.
For more information please visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/Occupy-Tuscaloosa/117119078395779?sk=wall or http://www.occupytuscaloosa.org/
New York City, New York
Occupy Wall Street has had many voice out and want results. There is no one leader because the 99% are all leaders. They all have a different demand which means there is no set demand. The 99% are upset and want change from the 1 %. Everyone’s stories are different allowing multiple demands from the 99%. Occupy Wall Street was the first group to get their voice heard allowing many more people come together and join their brothers and sisters. This movement is for the 99% who have had enough with the corruption.
We are the 99% joining each other by standing side by side. Marching, making signs, volunteering our time, and camping over nights. We will make a difference. Until you wake up we will be fighting for you. We are all coming together getting closer to the results we all want. No more corruption, it’s time for the 1% to know how it is to be a part of the 99%. The 99% strive to living paycheck to paycheck while the 1% enjoys the overpaid paychecks they receive. Everyone story is worth being heard. Please allow your story to be told. All occupies are made of the people and we are all willing to listen. We are students, lawyers, police officers, nurses, teachers, librarians, etc., but most importantly we are all citizens who want our country back in the right hands.
For more information please visit http://www.occupytogether.org/