This lesson from 2011 has been that we must reach beyond our comfort zones and participate directly in democracy. Now that the 2011 elections are over, let’s talk about the 2012 elections where all of the House of Representatives and a 1/3 of the US Senate are up for re-election.
We have talked about how Congress is currently occupied by corporations. It’s time to take it back. Congress needs to by occupied by real people. Congress needs to be occupied by YOU!!
I am not talking about bring a sleeping bag or tent to your local Congressional office. You must think of a more permanent occupation. Sitting behind the desk that says Representative (or Senator) for a full term. Imagine the changes you can make as a representative of the 99%. Continue reading Occupy Congress in 2012