Americans are slowly but surely losing their voice. Corporations are buying their way through Congress, and with the virtual alliance between big business and the media, there may be no way to stop this juggernaut until we all join hands, acknowledge our common concerns, and make one giant fist standing up to the corporate takeover of our government. No less than the democratic principals we cherish are at stake.
It is time for us to reflect on the root causes of our common concerns. This is the focus and intention of the People’s Congress. Here and now, organizations, individuals, children, grandmothers, teachers, nurses, environmentalists, soldiers, the working poor, and the jobless are coming together to express their desire for a return to a truly representational form of government.
We the People are coming together here, now, to express our desire for a more just society. And it is not only those goals which we seek to fulfill, but more specifically, a reform of the laws and abuses which foster the criminal takeover of our banking system, the endless barrage of propaganda by the media, the notion that war is an endless condition which needs to be fed by tax dollars which could otherwise be used for building community and truly protecting our future. We seek a restoration of our electoral system, and finally demand transparency return to Government.