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Ninety-Nine Percent Power: Activists Ready To Crash Wells Fargo, General Electric Shareholder Meetings

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Tomorrow, organizers are hitting Wells Fargo's shareholder meeting. Rebecca Tarbotton, executive director of the Rainforest Action Network, said they expect 2,000 demonstrators including 100 clergy. They plan on circling the building where the meeting is set to take place, "non-violent blockades," sit-ins inside the building, as well as placing activists inside the shareholder meeting.

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Groups that may have done separate actions are now coordinating with other groups -- adopting the big-tent Occupy approach. The successes of joining forces is not lost on 99 Percent Power's organizers.

"I think part of this opportunity is connecting the issues together," Tarbotton said.

Gupta agreed. "We know we can do more if we're doing this together," she said. "It can step up the game significantly."

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Huffington Post
Jason Cherkis
Monday, April 23, 2012

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