Economic Justice for the 99%-Occupy The Truth/Deepen The Discussion

Since Occupy has  changed the discussion. It’s time we DEEPEN it further:

MYTH-Welfare Queens and Lazy people are costing us through their use of Food Stamps:

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TRUTH:

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MYTH-ONLY MINIMUM WAGE AND FAST FOOD WORKERS ARE IN POVERTY:

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TRUTH: POVERTY IS IN ALMOST EVERY  INDUSTRY:

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MYTH-Corporations like Walmart are the largest employers of  people in the country:

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TRUTH: Not only do corporations hire the LEAST amount of workers- http://www.census.gov/econ/smallbus.html   but:

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Speaking of Walmart :

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Worth: Concretely, between 2007 and 2010, while median family wealth fell by 38.8 percent, the wealth of the Walton family members rose from $73.3 billion to $89.5 billion

Meanwhile:

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And least we forget these true words by Dr. King:  

‘A true revolution of values will soon cause us to question the fairness and justice of many of our past and present policies…A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrasts of poverty and wealth’

Such as:

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What can we can do about all of this? Well…

JOIN US EVERY FRIDAY AT 5:30pm at 26 Wall Street for a Speakout Against These INJUSTICES and a Organizing and Action Assembly at 6:30pm at 60 Wall Street in New York City.

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