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Occupy Movement to Shut Down the Corporations: #F29 National Day of Action Against A.L.E.C. (ALEC)
At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), paid lobbyists and paid-off politicians work behind closed doors to rewrite laws in favor of corporations.
By: VVV PR
On Wednesday 29 February 2012 Occupiers in New York, Oakland, Mexico City, and over 80 other cities will take part in a coordinated National Day of Action to Shut Down the Corporations:
Occupations have been preparing a variety of decentralized actions in response to Occupy Portland's call to target the American Legislative Exchange Council:
"We specifically call on people to target corporations that are members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The biggest corporations in America, like ExxonMobil, Bank of America, BP, Monsanto, Pfizer, and Wal-Mart use ALEC to buy off legislators and craft legislation that serves only the interests of corporations and not people. They then duplicate and spread this corporate legislation in Washington, D.C. and in state legislatures across the country."
See here for more about why we protest corporate power and how ALEC seeks to erode our democracy, undermine workers rights and attack unions, destroy our environment, obstruct efforts to address climate change, undermine public education, pursue destructive agricultural practices and fuel the prison industrial complex:
For national coverage, follow @F29PDX on Twitter. You will also find dozens of exposés documenting the corporate fascist greed and political corruption being protested by Occupy Wall Street via the #F29 event here:
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NO MORE LEFT. NO MORE RIGHT. TIME TO UNITE. STAND AND FIGHT!
IronBoltBruce via VVV PR ( http://veritasvirtualvengeance.com | @vvvpr )
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