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?

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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.

23rd August 2011

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We are the 99 Percent

Are you drowning in debt that never goes away? Are you facing the real possibility of eviction and homelessness? Are you worried that the social programs you depend on will get cut in the name of austerity? Let the 1 percent know by taking part in the 99 Percent Project. Make a sign. Write your circumstance at the top, no longer than a single sentence. Examples:

"I am a student with $25,000 in debt."

"I need surgery and I’m more worried about the expense than my health."

"I’m a homeowner who’s about to face foreclosure."

Below that, write “I am the 99 percent.”

Below that, write “OccupyTogether”

Then, take a picture of yourself holding the sign and submit it to us. The 99 percent have been set against each other, fighting over the crumbs the 1 percent leaves behind. But we’re all struggling. We’re all fighting. It’s time we recognize our common struggles, our common cause. Be part of the 99 percent and let the 1 percent know you’re out there.

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    These problems have been around for centuries; you’re just looking for a scapegoat. What do
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    I do not know one person who is not suffering in some way. We are all the 99%.
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    I just read through...posted pictures. Devastating. Please submit.
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    What are great idea!
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