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  •  OWS (2+ / 0-)
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    Saint Jimmy, Statusquomustgo

    That's all I can really say.  The slide in union membership and the complacency of middle class workers has led down this path.  Some measure of power needs to return to the labor force and the wealth/income gap needs to be reduced.  Any other alternative is not sustainable.

    OWS has brought the issue of the wealth gap into the public discussion.  It needs to stay there until meaningful action is taken.

    •  Absolutely. It IS our lone, shining hope. (2+ / 0-)
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      montressor, Statusquomustgo

      Big money goes around the world. Big money give and take. Big money has the power of good. Big money make mistakes. Big money got a heavy hand. Big money take control. Big money got a mean streak. Big money got no soul. ~ Rush

      by Saint Jimmy on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 06:30:17 AM PST

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      •  It is our only hope (3+ / 0-)

        The recent Bloomberg articles are like an exclamation point for the need for OWS.

        "The farther you enter the truth, the deeper it is" Bankei Zenji

        by treeuggerIT on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 06:33:16 AM PST

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        •  Yep. If revelations such as those in the (1+ / 0-)
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          Statusquomustgo

          Bloomberg piece, a few government reports, and other journalistic type work are not enough to convince people that this political structure (i.e., two conservative parties controlled by big finance and big business) is rotten and now destructive, only desparation and semi-starvation for many will convince them.... and, sadly, that MAY be down the road we're on.

          Big money goes around the world. Big money give and take. Big money has the power of good. Big money make mistakes. Big money got a heavy hand. Big money take control. Big money got a mean streak. Big money got no soul. ~ Rush

          by Saint Jimmy on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 06:44:10 AM PST

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