Posts Tagged with "Matt Taibbi"

#F29: Occupy Goes After ALEC & Corporate America; Matt Taibbi Rips Into Bank of America

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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#F29: Occupy Goes After ALEC & Corporate America; Matt Taibbi Rips Into Bank of America

Today, #F29, a global day of action against a shadowy corporate front group called the American Legislative Exchange Commission (ALEC), has turned into a revitalization of the Occupy movement. ALEC creates model legislation written to increase the profits of large corporations, and hands it off in secret to lawmakers who then introduce it as their [...]

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Why Are People Occupying Wall Street?

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

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Why Are People Occupying Wall Street?

Why are people occupying Wall Street? And can this protest lead to real change in how banks treat people? Over the last two weeks I’ve watched momentum build in lower Manhattan as growing numbers of people are physically drawn together to express their deep frustration with the financial system. The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) demonstrators [...]

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