This video is about the Occupy Wall Street movement.
USA: Why the Elites Are in Trouble. Chris Hedges, Truthdig: “Ketchup, a petite 22-year-old from Chicago with wavy red hair and glasses with bright red frames, arrived in Zuccotti Park in New York on Sept. 17. She had a tent, a rolling suitcase, 40 dollars’ worth of food, the graphic version of Howard Zinn’s ‘A People’s History of the United States’ and a sleeping bag. She had no return ticket, no idea what she was undertaking, and no acquaintances among the stragglers who joined her that afternoon to begin the Wall Street occupation. She decided to go to New York after reading the Canadian magazine Adbusters, which called for the occupation, although she noted that when she got to the park Adbusters had no discernable presence”: here.
Robert Reich, Robert Reich’s Blog: “Will the Wall Street Occupiers morph into a movement that has as much impact on the Democratic Party as the Tea Party has had on the GOP? Maybe. But there are reasons for doubting it”: here.
On the News With Thom Hartmann: Conservatives Trying to Sabotage the 99 Percent Movement, and More: here.
When Being Rich Makes Us Poor, People Should Occupy Wall Street. Dean Baker, Truthout: “The Very Serious People in Washington are busy trying to find creative ways to cut Social Security and Medicare and take other benefits from middle-class and moderate-income families. The refrain here is that we just can’t afford this level of generosity any more”: here.
Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street Can Stay Indefinitely: here.
Another Reason to Break Up the Big Wall Street Banks: Bank of America’s Outrageous Debit Fee: here.
Occupy Chicago and labor join in taking aim at Wall Street: here.