Jesse Jackson: Occupying America

Jesse Jackson: Occupying America

Jackson urges the Occupy movement to address the tangible needs of the Americans that have been most affected by the economic crisis—occupying foreclosed homes, hospital lobbies, and voting booths.

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“The spirit of Occupy is the spirit of justice,” said civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, in a recent interview with VideoNation. “We must embrace that spirit.” In an inspiring visit to The Nation’s offices, Jackson urged the Occupy movement to address the tangible needs of the Americans that have been most effected by the economic crisis—whether that means occupying foreclosed homes, hospital lobbies, or voting booths. You can view more Nation coverage of Jesse Jackson here.

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