One of my favorite revolutionary sistas/walking testament and YOUR favorite hip hop mother, Afeni Shakur-Davis recently released a statement via the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation Facebook page on the Occupy Movement that’s definitely worth the read…
“The Occupy Wall Street & Together Movement is a reflection of the increasing anger and implosion of the working class in a “profit by any means necessary” driven capitalist system.
Capitalism on its own merit is not the problem. The way it’s approached in America is. There is a dichotomy at play, though. Consumers want products at low prices, and producers manufacture goods in other countries with lower wages to achieve the desired consumer prices.
Somehow, it is easy for some to ignore inequity in pay and unsafe working conditions if it takes place outside of the United States…” [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE]