SUPPORTING OCCUPYWALL STREET
We are an all-volunteer community.
We have nothing to buy, nor to sell.
We give freely all of our words, influence, good will,
peaceful events and social action.
We have nothing else to give.
Please join us.
has no religious or political affiliation.
We welcome people of any faith, or none,
and of any political persuasion, or none,
who share our concerns for economic and political justice.
We respect and use wisdom
from diverse religious, political, and secular sources.
ISSUES OF CONCERN
TO ASSEMBLY MEMBERS
Get money out of politics.
Fair-share taxes for the rich.
Reform banking to prevent economic meltdown.
Stop corporate welfare, too-big-to-fail companies, government subsidies that support big profits.
Better education for a better world.
Equal educational opportunity for all.
Single-payer, universal health care: support Maine Allcare, www.maineallcare.org.
Protect workers’ rights.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead)
“Human rights is a universal standard.
It is a component of every religion and every civilization.”
(Shirin Ebadi, 1st Iranian Muslim woman to receive Nobel Peace Prize.)
“Action expresses priorities.” (Mohandas Gandhi)
“A jug fills drop by drop.” (Buddha)
“We are not willing to leave this world in the sorry state
as the one we created.” (Majora Carter)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more
to the abundance of those who have much;
it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
“The rulers in this world lord it over their people,
and officials flaunt their authority over those under them.
But among you it will be different;
whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant.”
“We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence . . .
by the military-industrial complex.” (Dwight D. Eisenhower)
“The greatest good for the greatest number.”