Occupy Chattanooga

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Did you know that presidential debates in the US are run by a corporation that is owned half by Republicans and half by Democrats?

That’s why we never get to hear from 3rd parties; why the debates have no substance.

Sign the petition below, inform the people you know and demand a real democratic process.


Unless you have millions to lobby, you don’t have a voice. 

Millions live without health insurance. 

Hundreds of thousands face foreclosure and thousands more are homeless.

Wages haven’t increased in well over 3 decades and there is no hope for the unemployed. 

Student loan debt is steadily rising. 

Millions of Americans aren’t being afforded their constitutional rights. 

Any ideas why?

Unless you have millions to lobby, you don’t have a voice.

Millions live without health insurance.

Hundreds of thousands face foreclosure and thousands more are homeless.

Wages haven’t increased in well over 3 decades and there is no hope for the unemployed.

Student loan debt is steadily rising.

Millions of Americans aren’t being afforded their constitutional rights.

Any ideas why?


Today we took the street in front of the Fannie Mae regional headquarters in Atlanta to demand principal reduction, renters rights, the sale of foreclosed properties to occupants and non-profits at the same discounted rate they are offering to shady investors and that they turn over vacant and abandoned properties to community controlled entities to provide long term affordable housing.

Today Fannie and Freddie heard the voices of the 99%


In 2008, the year the crisis began, big banks handed out bailout funds as bonuses:

• Goldman Sachs, which earned $2.3 billion and received $10 billion in TARP funding, paid out $4.8 billion in bonuses in 2008 - more than double their net income. 

• Morgan Stanley, which earned $1.7 billion and received $10 billion in bailout funds, handed out $4.475 billion in bonuses, nearly three times their net income. 

• JPMorgan Chase, which earned $5.6 billion in 2008 and received $25 billion from the government, paid out $8.69 billion in bonus money. 

• Citigroup and Merrill Lynch lost a combined $54 billion. They received a total of $55 billion in bailouts and paid out $9 billion in combined bonuses. ($5.33 billion for Citigroup; $3.6 billion for Merrill Lynch, which was subsequently acquired by Bank of America.)

In 2008, the year the crisis began, big banks handed out bailout funds as bonuses:

• Goldman Sachs, which earned $2.3 billion and received $10 billion in TARP funding, paid out $4.8 billion in bonuses in 2008 - more than double their net income.

• Morgan Stanley, which earned $1.7 billion and received $10 billion in bailout funds, handed out $4.475 billion in bonuses, nearly three times their net income.

• JPMorgan Chase, which earned $5.6 billion in 2008 and received $25 billion from the government, paid out $8.69 billion in bonus money.

• Citigroup and Merrill Lynch lost a combined $54 billion. They received a total of $55 billion in bailouts and paid out $9 billion in combined bonuses. ($5.33 billion for Citigroup; $3.6 billion for Merrill Lynch, which was subsequently acquired by Bank of America.)


We wish this wasn’t a joke.

Only 3 more days until we protest Fannie and Freddie in Atlanta! We have six tickets left, contact us for details.

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We wish this wasn’t a joke.

Only 3 more days until we protest Fannie and Freddie in Atlanta! We have six tickets left, contact us for details.

occupychaevents@gmail.com


Democracy is not a spectator sport! Voting once every 2 or 4 years is the least you can do to have a say in society.Take responsibility to make a better world every day! Get involved in your local democracy, take action to manifest the change that you need!

Democracy is not a spectator sport! Voting once every 2 or 4 years is the least you can do to have a say in society.

Take responsibility to make a better world every day! Get involved in your local democracy, take action to manifest the change that you need!


Some 800 people gathered in Charlotte’s Frazier Park and marched to Uptown, where the Democratic National Convention kicks off on Tuesday. Environmental justice, immigration, labor, education, anti-war, and Occupy activists spent nearly fou

r hours in the streets despite an overwhelming amount of police and other security forces.

The march marked the first major protest for Undocubus riders. The activists are calling for the immigration reform that President Obama promised when he first ran for office. Watch the full video to learn more about Undocubus and visit NoPapersNoFear.org to get involved.

"Police are about to put the beat down on the protestors, riot gear and all. Going to be awesome… I got all giddy inside when I saw the batons come out" - Hamilton County Young Democrats President at the DNCNeither party believes in the freedom to assembly or the freedom of speech, neither party cares about the concerns or needs of the American people.
Resist the DNC! Solidarity to all those at Charlotte demanding their voice be heard! View Larger

"Police are about to put the beat down on the protestors, riot gear and all. Going to be awesome… I got all giddy inside when I saw the batons come out" - Hamilton County Young Democrats President at the DNC

Neither party believes in t
he freedom to assembly or the freedom of speech, neither party cares about the concerns or needs of the American people.


Resist the DNC! Solidarity to all those at Charlotte demanding their voice be heard!



Between 1979 and 2009 U.S. productivity increased by 80 percent, while the hourly wage of the median worker has only gone up by 10.1 percent.Where is your hard work going?





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50% of Congress are millionaires. Why? Because insider trading is not illegal for representatives. What a scam. If they made minimum wage maybe they would be more concerned about the 99%It’s time to demand that public servants be held to the same standard of law as the rest of us. View Larger

50% of Congress are millionaires. Why? Because insider trading is not illegal for representatives. What a scam. If they made minimum wage maybe they would be more concerned about the 99%

It’s time to demand that public servants be held to the same standard of law as the rest of us.


“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” ~ Frederick Douglass

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” ~ Frederick Douglass