From:   MAd Hatter <progressivechange@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Thursday, September 22, 2011 2:54:44 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [september17discuss] proposal: Open Letter to America
 

Excellent. Do you know some local enviro groups or existing campaigns

who we could would assist...?

 

 

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:51 PM, gail zawacki <witsendnj@gmail.com> wrote:

> What about "stop the taxpayer subsidies to dirty fuels and support clean

> sources of energy"?  Let us not forget that this financial crisis is simply

> the result of overpopulation, unsustainable resource extraction, climate

> catastrophes, and pollution.

>

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:47 PM, MAd Hatter <progressivechange@gmail.com>

> wrote:

>>

>> yes. Next week, we can have a targeted action to frame that concept.

>> one day next week... a great chance to involve NYCC and many

>> others.....

>>

>> in fact, having a direct  action around a different

>> concept/issue/demand each day next week will help us with outreach,

>> message and movement building.

>>

>> Example:

>> HOUSING CRISIS

>> Day one:

>>  Action at Chase with NYCC, Picture the homeless, etc....

>> Message: We demand an immediate end to all foreclosures!

>>

>> All of this can be framed in the 99% movement.

>>

>> When 1% control the wealth,   XXX % are kicked out their homes, and

>> the 1% make XXXX$$$.

>> We the 99% will not be silent.

>>

>> WAR

>> Another day...When 1% control our political system we have endless

>> wars that benefit the insert corporate profiteer here....(Action at

>> bank or other profiting from war)

>> we do it with CodePink and other

>>

>> Education... when 1%control the wealth we have over crowding in

>> schools....

>> reach out to teachers, etc.. action at appropriate bank benefiting off

>> education crisis,,

>>

>> DROP the DEBT on Student LOANS...

>>

>>

>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Lisa Fithian <fithianl@igc.org> wrote:

>> > I agree that stop all foreclosures is stronger.  Why just elderly or

>> > sick

>> > everyone needs their homes.

>> >

>> >

>> >

>> > On Sep 22, 2011, at 1:14 PM, diane sare <dwsare@gmail.com> wrote:

>> >

>> > I think this is good, and will allow more people to put aside their

>> > excuses

>> > and join in.  I think the moratorium on foreclosures should be extended

>> > to

>> > "all owner occupied homes" --  this must be done for the sake of social

>> > stability until we can get millions of people back to work, and reverse

>> > the

>> > collapse.

>> >

>> > On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Micah White <micahmwhite@gmail.com>

>> > wrote:

>> >>

>> >> Hi everyone,

>> >>

>> >> I have a proposal: maybe it would help if we drafted an open letter to

>> >> the

>> >> American People.

>> >>

>> >> I wrote a rough draft. What do you think? If this is something that

>> >> you'd

>> >> like to see the GA agree on, please say so.

>> >>

>> >> Micah

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >> A MESSAGE TO AMERICA FROM THE PEOPLE'S ASSEMBLY IN ZUCOTTI PARK

>> >>

>> >> Dear fellow Americans,

>> >>

>> >> We are assembled in Zucotti Park - which we've renamed Liberty Plaza -

>> >> in

>> >> the financial district of New York, because we believe that the

>> >> American

>> >> economy is heading in the wrong direction and we have a few ideas for

>> >> what

>> >> to do about it.

>> >>

>> >> There is a feeling shared by a growing number of people on the streets

>> >> of

>> >> the world that the global economy has become a kind of Ponzi scheme, a

>> >> global casino, run by and for the benefit of the 1%.

>> >>

>> >> We believe that it is possible to inject justice into the global

>> >> economy.

>> >> We have come up with the following list of things that can be done

>> >> right now

>> >> to rejuvenate democracy and economic justice in our country:

>> >>

>> >> • Halt foreclosures for the unemployed, sick and elderly

>> >>

>> >> • Increase funding to public services by taxing the richest 1%

>> >>

>> >> • Forgive all student loan debt

>> >>

>> >> • Reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act in order to control speculation

>> >>

>> >> • Work with the other G20 nations to implement a 1% "Robin Hood" tax on

>> >> all financial transactions and currency trades

>> >>

>> >> • Ban high-frequency 'flash' trading and bring sanity to the markets

>> >>

>> >> • Break up the "too big to fail" banks that threaten our future

>> >>

>> >> • Arrest the financial fraudsters responsible for the 2008 meltdown and

>> >> bring them to justice

>> >>

>> >> • Ordain a Presidential Commission tasked with ending the influence

>> >> corporate money has on our elected representatives in Washington

>> >>

>> >> If you agree with any of these demands, then join us!

>> >>

>> >> We will stay here in our encampment in Liberty Plaza until President

>> >> Obama

>> >> responds to each of these demands.

>> >>

>> >> This is just the beginning, there is more to come as we work together

>> >> to

>> >> reshape America.

>> >>

>> >> --- The People's Assembly of New York City

>> >

>> >

>> >

>> > --

>> > Diane Sare

>> > cell: 201-220-7731

>> >

>

>

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