Ryan J. Reilly Wall Street traders have a message for the “Occupy Wall Street” movement: they get it! CNN’s Alison Kosik reported this morning that she’s been talking to traders since the movement started a few weeks ago and they’ve told her they understand their frustrations. “They truly empathize and understand the frustrations.
Posted on05 October 2011. Tags: #Occupywallstreet , Baton , Demonstrators , protestors These peaceful protestors do not deserve this. October 5th, around 8:45 PM.
Police arrest demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement after they attempted to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on the motorway on October 1, 2011 in New York City (Mario Tama / Getty Images / AFP Photo) (40.0Mb) embed video Most of the 700 protesters arrested in the “Occupy Wall Street” march onto the Brooklyn Bridge in New York have been released. The unabashed demonstrators promise more marches on Sunday to slam "corporate domination" and America’s crippled economy.
For those without video access, or who just want a summary of the piece, here you go: It starts with Elizabeth Warren breaking down (in what appears to be an interview by, I would guess, Charlie Rose) the three major things enacted after the Great Depression which kept things running smoothly for 50 years: --Glass-Steagall --FDIC Insurance --various SEC regulations ...and how those were systematically dismantled starting in the 80's.
I got two emails today, one person sent me the above video, and one sent me this image. Both are wonderful: I’d attribute the photo, but none was shared. That’s a lot of Jesus for an atheist like me to get in one day. H/t: Ellen and @Joewo This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged GOP hypocrisy , Jesus Christ , video .
From Mediaite: Tavis Smiley and Cornel West appeared on The O'Reilly Factor last night and engaged in a spirited debate with host Bill O'Reilly over poverty, corruption in the financial sector and a jobless rate that is growing to nearly 20% in African-American demographic. The two sides of the debate represented distinct ideological points-of-view, which made for a remarkably compelling discussion of various hot topics in the news, namely Occupy Wall Street and a struggling economy ...