Fight BAC: Occupy Wall Street’s campaign to reimagine Bank of America

Return to Lender:
March 15 National Day of Action against Bank of America

BAC is destroying our homes. Bring your furniture to a local branch.
BAC is destroying our mountain tops. Bring mountain mud to a local branch.
BAC is destroying college grads’ future. Bring your debt statements to a local branch.
BAC is destroying America. On March 15, America is fighting BAC!

Bank of America has failed

BAC is too big to fail – but it’s already failing. They’re on the brink of collapse. Experts believe BAC would collapse if it were forced to pay for its crimes or honestly say how much it’s currently worth. Last time we rescued the banks, we lost our homes and suffered, while executives enjoyed record bonuses and the banks conspired to grow bigger andmoreinterconnected than ever. We will not be sold out again.

We must break up BAC. It is a morally and financially dead “zombie bank” that lives on through bailouts, legal loopholes and dubious accounting. Breaking up BAC is the right thing to do for the people they harmed with their crimes, and for the economy as a whole. It is a crucial first step towards making finance serve our democracy, instead of forcing our democracy to serve finance.

We are going to fail Bank of America

We can’t rely on the politicians or the bankers to break up failed banks. We have to take matters into our own hands. Occupy Wall Street showed what’s possible when people come together to reclaim democracy for the 99%. Now we’re going to transform one of the country’s most powerful criminal organizations into something that actually helps Americans.

This spring, we’re taking on Bank of America. For too long they’ve preyed on us — but now, we’re turning the tables. Instead of letting the bank foreclose on us, we’re going to foreclose on the bank. On March 15 we will move our money, put our bodies on the line and bring their crimes to light. It time to break up the bank and create real alternatives.

Friday 3/2/12 @ 1pm EST / 10am PST

Occupy Strikes BAC: National Campaign to Break Up Bank of America – Featuring Matt Taibi 

HOST: OWS Direct Action

FOR WHO: Anyone who is interested in tying their actions related to housing, students or the environment into a larger campaign to break up Bank of America, as well as anyone who is generally interested in joining this campaign.

PURPOSE: Bank of America (BAC) is not only criminal, it is also weak. Join this call to learn about a broad based campaign to fight BAC, break up Bank of America and prevent the next financial crisis. Matt Tiabbi from Rolling Stone will start the call by explaining Bank of America’s precarious position. We will then hear about actions already being planned, and discuss how you might be able to bring this campaign back to your local community.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CALL

You can learn more about the campaign here:

View and Download the Campaign One Sheet 

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We are just like you, citizens of the world fed up with the critical situation and we believe a real change can be achieved through the coordination of non violent actions and self-managed alternatives around the world. There must be a better way of dealing with the survival and enjoyment of our life, we believe in consensus and in non-hierarchical organization. We believe that another world is possible, where nobody has to die of hunger while others throw food away. We don’t have flags and we fight the borders crossing them. We try to be in the best place at the good moment, from Brussels to Lisbon, from Madrid to Athens, reporting but also acting. We come from activist groups, hacking platforms or post capitalist projects and we participated a lot in the Spanish revolution since the beginning. We leave our respective assemblies for this international project of global coordination but we keep in touch, sending back information and visiting regularly. We are open to integrate new people to our project or to help the creation of new teams. More information about our way to work in the protocol.

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