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I handed the goji berries to the cop. "He dropped these." The cop thanked me, tossed the gojis in the trunk, and bustled away his captive amid a cacophony of outrage from the crowds. Moments earlier, the man with the berries had called out to the crowd: "They can't arrest us all!
Published time: November 02, 2011 16:07 Edited time: November 03, 2011 15:39 Demonstrators with the Occupy movement march on the Port of Oakland November 2, 2011 in Oakland, California (AFP Photo / Eric Thayer) 11:03 GMT: As protesters are heading back to camp we are closing our LIVE updates feed for now.
This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN : We turn now to a controversy in the banking community around the Occupy Wall Street movement. Recently, the financial giant Goldman Sachs pulled out of a fundraiser for a small Lower East Side bank that caters to poor people after it learned the event was honoring the protesters at Occupy Wall Street. The investment bank withdrew its name from the fundraiser and also canceled a $5,000 pledge.
By EconMatters Wall Street big banks, although not entirely responsible for the Great Recession, most experts agree that banks creating and partying in the subprime securitization mess is one of the major contributing events that broke the camel's back. The repeal of provisions in 1999 of the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933 has not only effectively made "Too Big To Fail" a reality and a moral hazard, the subsequent trillion's of dollars in bank bailout funded by the taxpayer has also saddled the already over-indebted nation with even more debt. Even with the Dodd-Frank financial reform, from a market perspective, there are still issues within the structure of the current banking operation that are not adequately addressed. First of all, banks should not have prop trading in-house, period.
Research found that 147 companies formed a 'super entity' within group, controlling 40 per cent of its wealth By Rob Waugh UPDATED: 11:00 GMT, 20 October 2011 A University of Zurich study 'proves' that a small group of companies - mainly banks - wields huge power over the global economy. The study is the first to look at all 43,060 transnational corporations and the web of ownership between them - and created a 'map' of 1,318 companies at the heart of the global economy. The study found that 147 companies formed a 'super entity' within this, controlling 40 per cent of its wealth.
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