We are the 99 percent. We are getting kicked out of our homes. We are forced to choose between groceries and rent. We are denied quality medical care. We are suffering from environmental pollution. We are working long hours for little pay and no rights, if we're working at all. We are getting nothing while the other 1 percent is getting everything. We are the 99 percent.

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30th September 2011

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I am a 19-year-old college sophomore.
I go to the flagship university in my state, and I can barely afford it.  (Like thousands of others in my state, I was promised full tuition if I kept my grades up.  I held up my end of the bargain, but apparently that means nothing.)
I’m lucky enough to have a job on campus to cover some of my fees.
Even though I work 20 hours/wk, I will still be $8000 in debt by the end of the school year.
I want to go to law school.  If I get into my first choice, I will be $136,000 in debt by my 25th birthday.  (I just want to fight for human rights!)
I no longer believe in the “American Dream.”
I AM THE 99%!
occupywallst.org
  • I am a 19-year-old college sophomore.
  • I go to the flagship university in my state, and I can barely afford it.  (Like thousands of others in my state, I was promised full tuition if I kept my grades up.  I held up my end of the bargain, but apparently that means nothing.)
  • I’m lucky enough to have a job on campus to cover some of my fees.
  • Even though I work 20 hours/wk, I will still be $8000 in debt by the end of the school year.
  • I want to go to law school.  If I get into my first choice, I will be $136,000 in debt by my 25th birthday.  (I just want to fight for human rights!)
  • I no longer believe in the “American Dream.”

I AM THE 99%!

occupywallst.org

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