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Black And Latino Families and the 99%

Causa Justa :: Just Cause Across the country fallout from the outrage at Big Banks bailouts, the foreclosure crisis and mounting attacks on the working class have awoken many who once lived comfortably and thought the American Dream was theirs. A growing number are now coming to an understanding that there is no dream after … Continue reading

Top 1% wealth ownership 1922-2007

Numerous studies show that the wealth distribution has been extremely concentrated throughout American history, with the top 1% already owning 40-50% in large port cities like Boston, New York, and Charleston in the 19th century. It was very stable over the course of the 20th century, although there were small declines in the aftermath of … Continue reading

Autumn Awakening

The movement to occupy Wall Street is an inspiring example of direct action to challenge the economic and  political system.  The Autumn Awakening is an opportunity to educate and inform the conscience and consciousness of ourselves and our neighbors.  Post here with ideas, action and visions for an awakened Oakland–networked with other autonomous communities in … Continue reading

Oakland History

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