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Back To Occupy Basics: The Fed, The Banks, The Banksters
Date Monday December 17
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Cafe Que Tal, 1005 Guererro,
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorDavid Halenda
Occupy Forum with Jane Smith, Alex Roehrkasse, Susan Harman, and Elizabeth de Martelli will explain the siphoning off of trillions for the benefit of the 1% and how we can fight back!

Occupy Forum continues Monday December 17th at 1005 Guerrero Street. We seek the fullest possible citizen participation in the ongoing creation of a better world. Information, education, discussion, refreshment, and community: Monday Night Occupy Forum!

Back to the Occupy Basics:
The FED, the Banks, and the Banksters

It’s been over a year since the launch of the Occupy movement, yet many of us still do not understand how the Federal Reserve, the private banking conglomerates, and the banksters who run them siphon off trillions of dollars for their own benefit to the detriment of the 99%. We continue to be deluged with confusing propaganda from the corporate media like the recent “fiscal cliff” onslaught.

A panel of four will explain how the system works and how we can fight back. Jane Smith, who holds a Masters in Economic and is one of the masterminds behind the Occupy Ideological Liberation Working Group, will explain some of the secretive workings of the Federal Reserve System. Find out what a “Swap” is, how they drain funds from municipalities, states, and universities, and how they connect up with the LIBOR scandal from Alex Roehrkasse, who also holds a Masters in Economics, and is one of the authors of the groundbreaking report “Swapping our Future”. Susan Harman, National Volunteer Coordinator for the Public Banking Institute, will explain how creating State and Municipal banks can re-direct funds away from the banksters and to the people, while Elizabeth de Martelli, Masters student at UC Berkeley, will speak to us about the Occupy Strike Debt campaign.

Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Occupy Forum. Location: 1005 Guerrero near 22nd, conveniently located blocks from 24th/Mission BART. Food and drink available for purchase to support our local "Café Que Tal".
Added to the calendar on Saturday Dec 15th, 2012 6:45 PM
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