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On 5th Anniversary Of Lehman Collapse, Americans Still Angry
Business  (tags: banks, bankers, Wall Street, Great Recession, bailout, economy, crisis, class war, public outrage, hostility, Occupy Wall Street )

Brian
- 365 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A majority of those polled said Wall Street bankers, traders and executives were still paid too much. More than half also want the government to do more to punish those responsible for the crisis.
Whiny Billionaires in Need of Sequestration
Business  (tags: blackstone, blackstone group, government, greed, money occupy, occupy wall street, regulation, robert scheer, sequester, sequestration cuts, stephen schwartzman, wall street )

Judy
- 560 days ago - truthdig.com
Where is the Occupy movement now that the depravity of the super rich is on full display?
Most Millionaires Just 'Want To Be Left Alone By Politicians': Survey
Business  (tags: Mitt Romney, Electon 2012, Taxing The Wealthy, Buffett Rule, Millionaires Buffett Rule, Millionaires Tax, Millionaires-Tax-Rate, Occupy Wall Street, Business News )

Judy
- 972 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Slightly more than 70 percent of millionaires agree with Warren Buffett that the wealthy should pay more in taxes -- a notion he proposed in an August New York Times op-ed -- but only 22 percent say that Buffett's proposal applies to them, according to...
ACTIVSIM: Occupy Protests: A Four Step Guide to Bypassing High-Street Banks
Business  (tags: Activism, consumers, finance, Big BAnks, corporate greed, Occupy Wall Street, politics, society, corporate, corruption, business, money )

Cal
- 1013 days ago - theecologist.org
You've read about the Occupy Wall Street and London protests and you know about corporate greed (and the banking bail-out) but how can you do something about it?
Federal Prosecution Of Financial Fraud Falls To 20-Year Low, New Report Shows
Business  (tags: Mortgage Crisis, Justice Department, Securities And Exchange Commission, Congressional Oversight Panel, Federal Prosecutors, Financial Fraud, Financial Fraud Cases, Fraud Cases, Occupy Wall Street, Tarp, Business News )

Judy
- 1035 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The federal government is on track to file just 1,365 prosecutions for financial institution fraud in fiscal year 2011, according to a new report from a watchdog group. That would be the lowest number of such prosecutions in at least two decades.
OWS and Unions: How to Defend People About to Lose Their Homes
Business  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy, foreclosures, consumers, business, politics, usa, economy, americans )

Cal
- 1043 days ago - alternet.org
"They got bailed out, we got thrown out!" rang through the streets as we marched to two of the fourteen houses on the same street being foreclosed.
TAKE ACTION: Bank Transfer Day: A Guide to Closing Your Account
Business  (tags: banks, bank transfer day, credit unions, close accounts, November 5th, Occupy Wall Street, fight corporate corruption, the 1%, wealthy elites, corporate profits, recession, unemployment, poverty, homelessness, starvation, we are the 99% )

Brian
- 1054 days ago - yesmagazine.org
To protest the behavior of big banks, thousands have pledged to switch to small credit unions on November 5th. Follow these steps to simplify the process.
Skyrocketing Income Inequality OR How The 1% Profited By Robbing You of Your Labor Rights
Business  (tags: income inequality, class war, Occupy Wall Street, corporate corruption, government collaboration, recession, unemployment, poverty, hunger, workers rights, labor rights, we are the 99% )

Brian
- 1058 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The middle class's share of national income has steadily declined as the percentage of the population in labor unions has fallen. At the same time, the top 1 percent's share of national income has exploded.
Occupy Wall Street: Washington Still Doesn't Get It | Matt Taibbi
Business  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, U.S., President Obama, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch derivatives, FDIC, Federal Reserve, Sarbanes-Oxley, fraud contnues, Obama's Jobs Council, protest necessary )

Judy
- 1060 days ago - rollingstone.com
I'll have more coming out about this in a few days, but there have been two disgusting developments in the realm of plutocratic intervention on behalf of Wall Street that everyone protesting should take note of.
Occupy Wall Street: World Reactions
Business  (tags: politics, usa, world, business, economy, ethics, Occupy Wall Street, news, media, world, news, politics, society, economy )

Cal
- 1062 days ago - theweek.com
The anti-bank protest movement has spread around the globe -- but newspapers in countries from Iran to Japan have a variety of takes on OWS
Chris Hedges: Why the Elites Are in Trouble
Business  (tags: 99 percent, chris hedges, congress, democracy, economy, government, media, money, occupy wall street, politics, wall street )

Judy
- 1072 days ago - truthdig.com
These protesters have not come to work within the system. They are not pleading with Congress for electoral reform. They know electoral politics is a farce and have found another way to be heard and exercise power. They have no faith, nor should they...
As Movement Spreads, NY Mayor Slams Protesters for 'Trying to Destroy' Jobs
Business  (tags: New York City, Mayor Bloomberg, Occupy Wall Street, Bloomberg slams protestors, "trying to destroy jobs", "targeting financial sector", NY poverty level 20.1%, movement spreading, rich/poor gap increasing, video: Rangel addresses protestors )

Judy
- 1072 days ago - edition.cnn.com
As the Occupy Wall Street movement grew and touched even more U.S. cities Saturday, the mayor of the city where it began blasted many involved and claimed they were targeting the nation's financial sector and "trying to destroy the jobs of working people"
Panic of the Plutocrats
Business  (tags: Paul Krugman, plutocrats, Occupy Wall Street, economy, super-rich, hysteria )

Judy
- 1072 days ago - nytimes.com
It remains to be seen whether the Occupy Wall Street protests will change America's direction. Yet the protests have already elicited a remarkably hysterical reaction from Wall Street, the super-rich in general, and politicians and pundits who reliably...
11 Facts You Need To Know About The Nation's Biggest Banks
Business  (tags: 99 Percent Movement, banks, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, Occupy Wall Street )

Judy
- 1074 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The choice of Wall Street as the focal point for the protests -- as even Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said -- makes sense due to the big bank malfeasance that led to the Great Recession.
Noam Chomsky Announces Solidarity With #Occupywallstreet
Business  (tags: Noam Chomsky, Occupy Wall Street, financial instituutions, Wall Street, too big to fail, too big to jail )

Judy
- 1084 days ago - occupywallst.org
Anyone with eyes open knows that the gangsterism of Wall Street -- financial institutions generally...They also carry out these ugly activities with almost complete impunity -- not only too big to fail, but also "too big to jail."
 

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