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56500TOMORROW - Get on the Bus to #OccupyTheCapitol in Albany

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  • Justin Wedes
    Mar 19, 2014

      I'm going out with a bang for my birthday tomorrow!

      Sign up below to join us on the free bus and make your voice heard for public education in Albany.

      Solidarity, Justin

      The People Demand Fair Elections

      Occupy The Capitol in Albany March 20th!

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      Albany has become a playground for the 1%.

      Politicians lavish tax breaks on luxury real estate developers while cutting affordable housing.

      They’re showered with corporate gifts from David Koch, Donald Trump, Fox News, Time Warner, hedge fund managers, casino operators, liquor industry and Advantage Foreclose Services

      Then they turn around and cut vital public services like schools and hospitals.

      They defund our MTA transit service and we pay for it with fare hikes while almost 20 cents of every fare dollar goes to paying off debt service to JP Morgan Chase*

      The corruption is so rampant they don’t even hide it anymore

      30 Albany legislators have gone to jail or been censured for corrupt practices in the last 7 years**

      Enough is enough.

      The People Demand Fair Elections. And we’re mobilizing to get them.

      Fair, publicly-funded elections in New York City have led to progressive victories. Now Albany needs to ride the wave of popular support and pass Fair Elections now.

      JOIN US March 20th to stand up to corruption in Albany and reclaim democracy.

      Get on the bus to Occupy The Capitol!

      Sign up to reserve your bus seat at http://bit.ly/occupythecapitol

      This action is not officially-sanctioned by the #ALLOFUS coalition. It is an autonomous direct action campaign in solidarity with working, unemployed, and underemployed NY’ers everywhere.

      *Source: http://bit.ly/1kMemQN, http://bit.ly/N6vuli

      Justin Wedes
      Educator & Activist
      Co-principal, Paul Robeson Freedom School

      Twitter: @FreedomSchoolBK
      Facebook: facebook.com/Education4Liberation
      Web: http://paulrobesonfreedomschool.org/

      Will you #occupy?