Activism/Actions

Sign On to Pressure the Super Committee

— Lee Farris
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The twelve members of the congressional Super-Committee charged with finding at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction are nearing their November 23rd deadline. The decisions that they make will determine the direction that our country and economy take for years to come. They will be making choices about the future of vital social programs, tax policy and military spending.

Yahoo! Income Inequality is Reaching Mainstream Media!

— Maz
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UFE has been working to raise public awareness of economic inequality for 15 years, so this is certainly call for excitement. Yahoo News' video on income inequality, the first in their "Remake America" series, is accessible and deserving of the most views you can help to generate.

10 Chairs of Wealth Inequality at Occupy Boston

— Maz

We assembled a street team and hit Dewey Square, home of Occupy Boston, for a creative demonstration wealth inequality in the U.S.—UFE's "10 Chairs" human graph exercise.

Please share this video or even go out and replicate the exercise at your local occupation to help spread knowledge of how devastatingly unequal our society has become. And, encourage others in your community to join and support the Occupy Movement in any way they can. 

Occupy Your Mind

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In Boston, LA, DC, Austin, Philadelphia, Portland and many cities across the nation, Occupants are taking a stand against corporate greed and the growing wealth gap. Fellow Americans watch them on television screens, newspapers, and twitter feeds, or even out their windows and wonder: what is this? Does it pertain to me?

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