FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:4/11/2011
On Friday the 13th, members of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) will bring a run of bad luck to the morally and financially dead “zombie bank” that is Bank of America with a march from Liberty Square (formerly Zuccotti) to the NYSE and various BofA branches in NYC’s financial district. The OWS campaign to Break Up Bank of America was launched last month when people foreclosed on and moved into BofA branches (see videos at breakupbofa.com
WHEN/WHERE: Friday, April 13th, 2pm, Liberty Square (formerly Zuccotti)
2:30 march and action at first BofA branch
4pm NYSE to counter closing bell with the “People’s Gong”
“Bank of America’s ongoing theft of our tax dollars and people’s homes is but one example – among many – of our corrupt financial system that creates incredible private gain at the expense of the public good” said McNair Scott a #BreakUpBofA organizer.
Every Friday until May 1st, OWS is practicing various street mobilization tactics and formations in preparation for actions on May Day. These weekly marches are a low-risk activity carried out in a creative yet assertive ways.
Hashtags: #Springtraining #Fthebanks #Breakupbofa
Occupy Wall Street is part of an international people powered movement fighting for economic justice in the face of neoliberal economic practices, the crimes of Wall Street, and a government controlled by monied interests. #OWS is the 99% organizing to end the tyranny of the 1%.
For more info www.occupywallst.org
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