Americans are beyond angry and frustrated with not being heard by the people they elect – who only listen to the millionaires and corporate sponsors who fund their campaigns. That’s why you’re seeing Americans from unemployed people to airline pilots taking to the streets.
America was founded as a country where we reward hard work more than how much money anyone’s family has. Americans get it. Millionaire politicians and their Wall Street backers — the 1 percent of America that’s had the power for far too long — need to get it too. It’s time to make the voices of the 99 percent heard.
Progress Michigan is joining fellow Michigan residents as they Occupy Wall Street this weekend and you can follow along below or participate using the Twitter hashtag #MI2OWS: