This is a multiple post, but YOU will get to see WHO/WHAT is behind “Occupy Wall Street”; then YOU decide WHO/WHOM YOU WILL STAND WITH.
Unfortunately, it is becoming apparent that Americans will have to choose a side if we are to save our Republic.
October 31, 2011
The Occupy Wall Street movement has received so much media coverage in recent weeks that it’s nearly impossible to keep abreast of all the developments. So many endorsements and criticisms coming from all directions enter the news cycle in such rapid succession that even the most dedicated news junkies may have missed out on many of the pronouncements. Supporters and detractors of OWS both might find it useful to have a handy all-inclusive list of who has endorsed or embraced the protest.
To satisfy that demand, we hereby present a list of groups, organizations, individuals and entities that have expressed their support for, sponsorship of, or sympathy for the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Note: All entries on this list are real and verified. Below each entry you will find a series of source links documenting the support for OWS. We have striven in almost all cases to reference either first-hand statements by the groups or individuals themselves, hosted on their own Web sites; or videos of the people in question voicing their support for OWSat various Occupations; or news reports from reliable mainstream networks; or articles by publications or organizations sympathetic to the Occupy movement; or indisputable evidence, whatever the source. As a result, it cannot be claimed that these statements of support were made up or distorted by detractors of the Occupy movement.
As each new controversial endorsement has appeared over the last month, OWS supporters have dismissed them one by one as “isolated examples” that don’t reflect any overall trend toward extremism. But when viewed in aggregate like this, it becomes much more difficult to dismiss any individual endorsement as an aberration; instead, an undeniable pattern emerges.
This list is obviously incomplete; we hope to update it over the upcoming days and weeks.
If you think we’ve left out any well-known endorsers for which there is solid evidence, then please post suggestions and evidentiary links in the comments section; but please try to supply links that will stand up to any potential claims of misrepresentation.
If you disagree with the inclusion of any of the entries on this list, please post your reasoning and any contravening source links in the comments section, and we will take the evidence into account when updating the list.
Members of the media, bloggers, activists, OWS supporters and detractors as well are all free to repost this list, in whole or in part, without any restrictions. Do note, however, that it may be updated over time, so make sure to get the latest version.
And without further ado, here is…
The 99%: Official list of Occupy Wall Street’s supporters, sponsors and sympathizers
Communist Party USA
American Nazi Party
Ayatollah Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran
The government of North Korea
Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam
Revolutionary Communist Party
Revolutionary Guards of Iran
Black Panthers (original)
Socialist Party USA
US Border Guard
Industrial Workers of the World
Communist Party of China
International Bolshevik Tendency
International Socialist Organization
PressTV (Iranian government outlet)
Marxist Student Union
Freedom Road Socialist Organization
Party for Socialism and Liberation
By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
One look at the backers of Occupy Wall Street and you notice it is composed of Communists, Socialists, radicals, unions and Islamists. Zombie has a new post up that exposes who is behind the funding and support of the movement and it is very enlightening.
Please go read the whole post, but I want to summarize for you Zombie’s list and some that I will add to it:
- ACCE (Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment)
- Adriel Nation (wiredtoshare.com)
- Al Gore
- ALIGN (Alliance for a Greater New York)
- Alliance for a Just Society
- Alliance for Global Justice
- Al Sharpton
- American Nazi Party
- Ayatollah Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran
- Barack Obama
- Barney Frank
- Ben and Jerry’s
- Bernie Sanders
- Black Panthers (original)
- Blue America
- Citizen Action of New York
- Code Pink
- Colorado Progressive Coalition
- Communist Party of China
- Communist Party USA
- Congressman John Lewis
- Cornell West
- David Duke
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
- Deepak Chopra
- Down with Tyranny
- Dylan Ratigan
- Elizabeth Warren
- Frances Fox Piven
- Freedom Road Socialist Organization
- George Soros
- Greater Boston Labor Council
- Hugo Chavez
- ICAN (Idaho Community Action Nettwork)
- Industrial Workers of the World
- International Bolshevik Tendency
- International Painters and Allied Trades
- International Socialist Organization
- Jesse Jackson
- Jimmy Hoffa, Jr.
- Jobs with Justice
- Joe Biden
- Kanye West
- Laborers’ International Union of America
- Little Green Footballs
- Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam
- Lupe Fiasco
- Mark Ruffalo
- Marxist Student Union
- Michael Moore
- Move to Amend
- Nancy Pelosi
- National Lawyer’s Guild
- National Nurses United
- New York State United Teachers
- New York Transit
- Noam Chomsky
- NYC Communities for Change
- Oregon Action
- Party for Socialism and Liberation
- Peoples World
- Peter Joseph, founder of the “Zeitgeist movement”
- Pete Seeger
- PLAN (Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada)
- PressTV (Iranian government outlet)
- Rainforest Action Network
- Rebuild the Dream
- Revolutionary Communist Party
- Revolutionary Guards of Iran
- Roseanne Barr
- Russel Simmons
- Russia Today
- Seattle Central Community College
- Socialist Party USA
- South Florida Jobs for Justice
- Strong Economy for All
- Student Labor Action Project
- Susan Sarandon
- Tavis Smiley
- The Government of North Korea
- The Main Street Alliance
- The New Bottom Line
- The Other 98%
- Tim Robbins
- United Teachers of Los Angeles
- USA Job Party WPA 21 Century
- US Border Guard
- OUR (Organization United for Reform) aka ACORN
- Van Jones
- Venice for Change (venice4change.com)
- Vocal New York
- Washington CAN
- Washington Community Action Network
- White Revolution
- Workers World
- Working Families Party
- Yoko Ono
- Young Communist League
Zombie is compiling a complete list and we will point you to that once it comes out. For now, your must read of the week is Zombie’s post: The 99%: Official list of Occupy Wall Street’s supporters, sponsors and sympathizers. These individuals and groups are truly the Marxists behind the curtain pulling the strings for Occupy Wall Street.
Don’t forget to ADD these flavors of the month:
***DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) is involved with our own Congressional Progressive Caucus.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) was founded in 1991 by Bernie Sanders, a self-identified socialist who had recently been elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Sanders’ CPC co-founders included House members Ron Dellums, Lane Evans, Thomas Andrews, Peter DeFazio, and Maxine Waters. The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) was also involved in CPC’s founding and in Caucus activities thereafter; IPS continues to advise CPC on various matters to this day.
Another key player in establishing CPC was the Democratic Socialists of America(DSA), which has maintained a close alliance with the Caucus ever since. In 1997, DSA’s political director, Chris Riddiough, organized a meeting with CPC leaders to discuss how the two groups might be able to “unite our forces on a common agenda.”’
Among those who participated in the meeting were Bernie Sanders, labor leader Richard Trumka, professor Noam Chomsky, feminist Patricia Ireland, Rev.Jesse Jackson, Senator Paul Wellstone, journalist William Greider, and the socialist author Barbara Ehrenreich.
****Current listing of Congressional Progressive Caucus members can be found HERE.***
An interesting pickup: LOOK who is speaking to the Democratic Socialist leaning Congressional Progressive Caucus!
ELIZABETH WARREN who is now running against Scott Brown in Massachusetts!
The Committee of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS)