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This Changes Everything by Sarah van Gelder

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10 WAYS THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT CHANGES EVERYTHING

SARAH VAN GELDER, DAVID KORTEN, AND STEVE PIERSANTI

Many question whether this movement can really make a difference. The truth is that it is already changing everything. Here’s how.

1. It names the source of the crisis.

The problems of the 99% are caused by Wall Street greed, perverse financial incentives, and a corporate take-over of the political system.

2. It provides a vision of the world we want.

We can create a world that works for everyone, not just the wealthiest 1%.

3. It sets a new standard for public debate.

Those advocating policies and proposals must now demonstrate that their ideas will benefit the 99%. Serving only the 1% is no longer sufficient.

4. It presents a new narrative.

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