My last post and show discussed using BUY STRIKES to empower the bottom 99% as a concept. Let's make the use of BUY STRIKES a reality. From this moment on, The Jack Wade Show isn't just about union issues, it's about restoring political clout to the bottom 99%. I intend to use my show and this website to empower the bottom 99%. We will go over the heads of corporate owned politicians who believe in a "free" market and trickle down economics and let their corporate owners know that our weapon of choice is the demand half of the law of supply and demand. We will use our collective purchasing power to right many of the wrongs that our electeds are unwilling to correct.
Over the next few weeks, I will be putting up many tools of consumer empowerment on this web site. Some of the tools will involve the use of BUY STRIKES that should give us the same good results that many people got when they decided to move their money from mega banks to small local banks and credit unions. We will also utilize petitions to address certain issues that involve obstinate electeds who seem to only listen to us when they are running for office.
The Occupy people are out on the streets fighting for the rights of the bottom 99%. Now you have an an additional way to take direct action and right a few wrongs without waiting for 2012!
Many of the big banks wanted to thank us for bailing them out by adding a monthly fee for using our debit cards. We answered them by moving our money to credit unions and smaller banks. We won, the banks dropped their fees and had to spend a ton of money for damage control advertising. We voted with our dollars and it worked!
In the old days, people would call what we did a boycott. Boycotts never used to work because they had limited participation. In the spirit of the Occupy movement, let's call this very effective financial/political weapon what it really is and use it for other things, it's a - - BUY STRIKE!! Are greedy speculators driving up the prices on a particular food item? We can institute a buy strike against any supermarket that raises the price of that item, they will get the message! We can BUY STRIKE any company that manufactures overseas if they have a competitor that manufactures here, they will get the message!
You can find out how to control the corporations that control our electeds by visiting my Listen Here! page.