Occupy Wall Street is a leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions. The one thing we all have in common is that [We Are The 99%](http://wearethe99percent.tumblr.com/) that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%. We are using the revolutionary [Arab Spring](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arab_Spring) tactic to achieve our ends and encourage the use of nonviolence to maximize the safety of all participants.
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While Edward Snowden has specifically requested that the story should not be about him, his story is indeed fascinating, and the actions that the United States is taking against him is very revealing in itself of the attitudes of the US administration. This is a subreddit for discussions about Edward Snowden, the NSA, Prism and all related issues.
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A community to share stories related to the growing Modern Political and Social Progressive Movement. The Modern Progressive Movement advocates change and reform through directed governmental action. The Modern Progressive Movement stands in opposition of conservative or reactionary ideologies.