Villiers (dianavilliers) wrote,

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always got.

Come sit together, and everything will come right.

Wellington joins the occupy movement. The message that I am hearing from the people of Occupywallstreet is one of many people, most people, 99% of people, maybe, having played by the rules, worked at what hey could do, when they could do it, and still not been able to achieve the simple security of a place to live, enough to eat and access to a basic level of medical care, and the feeling that this is fundamentally both unjust and an unsustainable way to run a society. In short, something is very, very wrong.

Now I can't say that sleeping out in front of a symbol of your oppression, painting a sign, sharing stories and food and ideas and talking about what's going wrong and how to make it right with twenty or a hundred or a thousand others is going to make everything better. But it is doing something different, and doing something different brings with it the hope of a different, better, fairer, stronger outcome.

Kia kaha, the occupiers.
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