On Tuesday February the 7th at 7 am Fight for Philly, Occupy Philly and several other labor and community organizing groups loaded on a bus to head for the Pennsylvania state capital to protest Governor Tom Corbbet's budget proposal.
They Joined Occupiers and other community groups from across the state on in the capital building to listen to Gov. Corbbet's proposal and to call on him to end the corporate welfare state that has existed in Pennsylvania for along time.
Yesterday Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a statement on his Senate website outlining the current situation Americans are facing, “With 23.7 MILLION AMERICANS UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER EMPLOYED, 15 % of our workforce,” these numbers do not include the number of people incarcerated (2.3 million), the largest in the world. The United States has only 5% of the worlds population and almost a quarter of the world's prisoners.