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2. It occurs to me that Movement to Ammend and anyone else fighting Citizens United is an
Thu Apr 19, 2012, 10:14 AM
Apr 2012

essential factor that needs to be mentioned in the dynamic we are trying to describe.

Movement to Amend LIKELY attracts union-busters, so the Occupy, faced with its presence amongst everything else from Left to Right in the political spectrum that inhers in an authentic people's movement, must deal with the fact that over-turning Citizens United will ONLY return us to the more stable political environment that preceded that decision. Overturning CU will destroy the best opportunity for power acquisition that Labor has had for a very very very long time. And without authentically STRONG LABOR, the question of whether the Occupy & 99% Spring CAN change anything, let alone changing things by moving TO THE LEFT is way less relevant.

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