On Oct 15, Occupy Lethbridge took to the streets along with over ten million other Occupy Movement supporters around the world. Occupy Lethbridge has been active since then, holding 4 general assemblies for supporters to voice their opinions and work towards a common vision for a better future.
The general assemblies are held every Monday at 7pm in Galileo’s Lounge in the Students Union Building at the University of Lethbridge. Anyone who wishes to contribute to this movement is welcome to attend.
Occupy is a broad reaching movement with many facets that reflect the systemic problems of our society. Through the general assemblies, Occupy Lethbridge has reached a consensus on themes that can apply to a variety of issues.
These persistent problems have been years in the making and will not be solved overnight. However, when we work in unison and with good will, we will be able to create the world we choose.
Occupy Newfoundland is a social movement that exists to amplify the voices of the 99%, for the benefit of the 100%, by providing our organization as a way to get involved at the grassroots level. We operate as a horizontal, consensus-based direct democracy, pursuing whichever goals or activities best represent the community.
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Graf-Adolf-Platz was the original assembly. The occupation was made later in
the evening at Martin-Luther-Platz, where a camp was built up. The camp
existed from Oct 15th 2011 until Aug 1st 2012.
Occupy Ottawa is a peaceful, vibrant, grassroots movement of many colors, genders and political persuasions. We are citizens, voters, workers, parents, professionals, students, activists and unemployed workers. We Are The 99% that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%.
Occupy Ottawa is independent of the Occupy Wall Street and other local and global "occupy" movements. But we share the same values and philosophy. We have come together in solidarity with ordinary citizens across the world who are mobilizing to resist the rise of crony capitalism and the collapse of accountability. We share a common concern with other global "occupy" movements: that money, backed by a legion of lawyers, lobbyists and the force of arms, controls our economic and political systems. Current monetary policies enacted through globalization and privatization are harming the majority.
We are outraged that the top one per cent of earners are improving their incomes at the expense of the remaining 99 per cent. Here in Canada, individuals making approximately $200,000 annually in total income are in the top one per cent of earners. Every day, many middle- and low-income earners are being left behind. As the privilege of the powerful grows, and the protections that shield ordinary citizens from the volatility of market cycles are shredded for the benefit of the few.
Occupy Ottawa seeks to separate money from politics and improve the country’s infrastructure to fix healthcare, education, environment and the economy.