Ghandi was for the liberation of India from the British
The Civil Rights Movement was for equal rights between races
The Vietnam movement was for the end of Vietnam
Simple direct ideas and Goals
The OWS movement seems to be against some people making too much money unless that money is union and its all xx fault while yy also makes too much money but we like yy so xx is completly to blame, NAZI, CAPITALIST, JACKBOOT, ENVIRONMENT, EVIL, CORPORATE, WALL STREET. They lack leadership, a coherant message or an understandable agenda and goal.
Wall Street is corrupt, it is the government's job to police that corruption. Why are they upset at Wall Street but not upset at their own party. This movement will be footnote by election time when the politicians distance themselves for votes, and the media grows bored.