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A few photos from the Occupy movement

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Taken with my Leica M8 and 40mm Leica Summicron-C. I’ll be adding more photos soon.

Jeff Sachs on Occupy Wall Street

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Activists are needed among shareholders, consumers and students to hold corporations and politicians to account. Shareholders, for example, should pressure companies to get out of politics. Consumers should take their money and purchasing power away from companies that confuse business and political power. The whole range of other actions — shareholder and consumer activism, policy formulation, and running of candidates — will not happen in the park.

The new movement also needs to build a public policy platform. The American people have it absolutely right on the three main points of a new agenda. To put it simply: tax the rich, end the wars and restore honest and effective government for all.

The New Progressive Movement –

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