Public participation will surely grow each month. It will do more than just send a message to the banksters about oppressive fees, it will financially knock them to their knees and make them consider forgiving student loans and foreclosure debt in order to stimulate the economy.
A regular and sustained action such as this can bring about this type of fundamental change in a surprisingly short period of time as the media and public start to view it as the "signature action" of Occupy Chicago and the average citizen develops a feeling of power and control over their circumstances.
This action would be tailor-made for our brutally cold winter months as well. There's no real need for lots of physical protesting at bank sites for this to be effective as average consumers develop the belief that major change can be as easy as taking a single personal action on their own.
Because it is already on the minds of the public, just calmly and regularly encourage consumers to quietly move their money and encourage someone they know to do so as well; as they have already shown a willingness to do. They will gradually bleed the banksters dry until they crawl to the table to negotiate with humility.
This is not just a theory. It's been proven historically right here in America. In 1955, Martin Luther King led a 13-month boycott of public transportation in Montgomery, Alabama that resulted in a ruling by the US Supreme Court that segregation on public buses was unconstitutional.
That 1955 boycott was actually sparked by the arrest of Rosa Parks,..ours will be sparked by the Nov 5th Bank Transfer Day causing Bank of America to reconsider their $5 ATM fee.
In 1955, there was no need for lots of different actions of different kinds. The key to success was the length of this single action and how it became steadily more popular over time as a signature of the movement.
And this was before the invention of the internet and wireless communication! Just imagine how Monthly Bank Transfer Day would "snowball" today, with the technology we have at our disposal.
Indeed this will be a successful vehicle to student loan and foreclosure debt forgiveness as a national economic stimulus in 2012.
In closing, be sure to emphasize the fact that the forgiveness of these specific types of debt will surely grow the global economy by allowing consumers to spend money in the economy and grow overall consumer confidence.
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