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|MoveOn has begun promoting the "99% Spring", and training members in nonviolent protest. Some Occupy types have criticized the effort as a scheme by Democratic operatives to co-opt their movement. But the reality is probably the opposite: America's best-known progressive fundraising organization is now taking its cues from Occupy Wall Street rather than the Democratic Party.
The 99% Spring campaign trains gray-haired progressives to ditch their internet petitions and take to the streets.
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