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An opinion on the General Strike Posters

Just a quick comment on the general strike poster with the heading “TO THE STREETS” (which has the photo of a recent Occupy Oakland march with the police cruiser bottom right).  After “GENERAL STRIKE” it reads “ANTI CAPITALIST MARCH” (and the first bullet point reads “ANTI CAPITALISM”).  In fairness to the Occupy movement’s participants it may be more accurate to say “STOP OUT OF CONTROL CAPITALISM” or “STOP CORRUPTION IN CAPITALISM NOW”.  I marched with Occupy Santa Cruz on Saturday October 15th, Occupy Oakland on the 22nd and again on the 29th (and with San Francisco in … Continued