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An American Spring

It wasn’t the job of the Occupy movement to bring about reform, only to cry out for justice. The role of the elites is to insure justice. That’s their responsibility once money, power, and privilege are in their hands. Otherwise, we revert to a winner-take-all system that betrays the whole idea of a fair working democracy.

Our only hope is that collective consciousness shifts. We need an American spring as much as the Middle East needed an Arab spring.

—Deepak Chopra, 6/24/12, Just Capital: What the 99 Percent Really Need (Part 1