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.

Brought to you by the people who occupy wall street. Why will YOU occupy?

OccupyWallSt.org Occupytogether.org somosel99por-ciento.tumblr.com wearethe99percentuk.tumblr.com westandwiththe99percent.tumblr.com

ATTENTION: Documentary filmmaker Bobbi Jo Hart is looking to connect with people who have submitted their stories to We Are the 99 Percent. She would like to bring your stories to life in a new feature documentary film. You can contact her directly at bobbigotgame@hotmail.com if you would like to know more and explore being interviewed on camera.

3rd October 2011

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I am a college professor, teaching our future generations.  But like more than 50% of all college professors, I’m an Adjunct ‘contractor’.  This means I can be fired for any reason; this means I receive no paid vacation; this means I receive no health insurance; this means I receive no sick days; this means I receive no retirement; this means I receive no unemployment; this means I pay double Social Security taxes!  

And I am paid little better than minimum wage.  

I too am the 99%. occupywallst.org

I am a college professor, teaching our future generations.  But like more than 50% of all college professors, I’m an Adjunct ‘contractor’.  This means I can be fired for any reason; this means I receive no paid vacation; this means I receive no health insurance; this means I receive no sick days; this means I receive no retirement; this means I receive no unemployment; this means I pay double Social Security taxes! 

And I am paid little better than minimum wage. 

I too am the 99%. occupywallst.org

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    This is the exact reason...decided NOT to get...doctoral...
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    So because our nation refuses to prioritize education, people should just give up the idea of bettering future...
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    absolutely loathe how educators are so undervalued
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    This is why I have no plans to waste any more money on college. This and many other reasons. :|
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