Hello Long Island!

Welcome to Occupy Long Island!

The income of the richest 1% in the U.S. soared 275 % from 1979 to 2007
but
the middle class grew by just 40%
but
the bottom 20% grew by just 18%.

Not really a surprise as CEO-level salaries and bonuses rise and taxes on the same 1% of the US continue to decrease.

During that same time the cost rose for:

  • Health Care     150%
  • Housing            56%
  • Education        43%

information from the Congressional Budget Office via ABCNews

Not really a surprise as CEO-level salaries and bonuses rise and taxes on the same 1% of the US continue to decrease.

According to the 6 O’clock ABCNews broadcast on October 26th 94% of Americans do not feel they can get ahead.

The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press with their question of:
From what you’ve read and heard, do you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose…the Occupy Wall Street Movement? Only 39% support the movement.

THIS IS REALLY a SURPRISE since CEO-level salaries and bonuses rise and taxes on the same 1% of the US continue to decrease.

Let us inspire the difference of 55% to support this progress movement!

Here we hope to gather all of the Occupy solidarity groups throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

All Long Islanders are welcome!

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About iwillbepartofthechange

one day at a time working to make the changes in one's self and one's actions that one would like to see change in the world

Posted on October 25, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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