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A Ghandi motivated solution

Ghandi organized a boycott of foreign (English) made cloth. A similar focused action here!
Ghandi's genius was, among other things, that he remained focused on one, single issue at a time. He organized a boycott of foreign made cloth. This brought down the English system in India. Our focus on Moving Our Money is a good first step, which we can continue. I also suggest a boycott of foreign made shoes. It has been getting easier to buy American, even locally, made shoes.

English 04.Dec.2011 22:21

his name is spelled

G _ a _ n _ d _ h _ i

not "Ghandi"

Not Working! 05.Dec.2011 10:16

Lloyd Hart dadapop@dadapop.com

The big bank to community bank account transfer did not work. A very small percentage of accounts moved and the big banks have taken their zero percent trillions in loans from the discount window at the federal reserve bank and gone over seas and are shorting sovereign debt and continuing to invest in slave labor countries. The big banks can absorb a few accounts closing. The only way to get the oligarchs to change the course they are on is shut down the entire economy with a nation wide traffic blocking campaign which will cut off the cash flow to the 1%. if we block traffic for a few months the back of the oligarchs will be broken and they will beg to provide economic justice.

The Occupy Wall St. Movement has no leverage to force change and until OWS gets some leverage nothing will change.

If OWS blocks traffic and shuts down business as usual, OWS will have leverage to force change.

The forgotten must block traffic to remind the forgetful of the needs of the forgotten.

Don't follow the leaders. Block traffic with your friends.

Guidelines For Non-Violent Civil Disobedient Traffic Blocking.  http://occupywallst.org/forum/guidelines-for-non-violent-civil-disobedient-traff/