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OWS Demands

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by Ahab, Nov 14, 2011.

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  1. Ahab

    Ahab Well-Known Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    Proposed list of OWS Demands

    Posted 3 weeks ago on Oct. 23, 2011, 11:21 p.m. EST

    This content is user submitted and not an official statement

    Repeal the Taft-Hartley Act. Unionize ALL workers immediately.

    Raise the minimum wage immediately to $18/hr. Create a maximum wage of $90/hr to eliminate inequality.

    Institute a 6 hour workday, and 6 weeks of paid vacation.

    Institute a moratorium on all foreclosures and layoffs immediately.

    Repeal racist and xenophobic English-only laws.

    Open the borders to all immigrants, legal or illegal. Offer immediate, unconditional amnesty, to all undocumented residents of the US.

    Create a single-payer, universal health care system.

    Pass stricter campaign finance reform laws. Ban all private donations. All campaigns will receive equal funding, provided by the taxpayers.

    Institute a negative income tax, and tax the very rich at rates up to 90%.

    Pass far stricter environmental protection and animal rights laws.

    Allow workers to elect their supervisors.

    Lower the retirement age to 55. Increase Social Security benefits.

    Create a 5% annual wealth tax for the very rich.

    Ban the private ownership of land.

    Make homeschooling illegal. Religious fanatics use it to feed their children propaganda.

    Reduce the age of majority to 16.

    Abolish the death penalty and life in prison. We call for the immediate release of all death row inmates from death row and transferred to regular prisons.

    Release all political prisoners immediately.

    Immediate withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Abolish the debt limit.

    Ban private gun ownership.

    Strengthen the separation of church and state.

    Immediate debt forgiveness for all.

    End the 'War on Drugs'.
  2. Barrelbulge(Fl)

    Barrelbulge(Fl) TS Supporters TS Supporters

    Aug 27, 2007
    West Central Florida
    They have no grip on reality. Must be related to MrsKeet. Bulge.
  3. grntitan

    grntitan Well-Known Member

    Mar 25, 2009
    IL(The gun friendly Southern Part)
    Some of it sounds like Obama's plan to ruin the Country.
  4. timberfaller

    timberfaller Well-Known Member

    Feb 24, 2007
    Eastern Washington
    Sounds like Mother Russia to me!!!!
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