His claim is that:
- 'democratic system isn't functioning and the public knows it "
- 'campaign spending for each candidate in the 2012 US election is about 2 billion dollars...and campaign funds come from financial institutions...and they will expect to be paid back'
- ' immense power in concentrated capital'
- 'US in vicious cycle of social issues ..unemployment levels like those during the depression...in some areas in NY there is serious poverty like that in Africa....infrastructure collapsing, schools collapsing... and it's time to protest'