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Ryan Holeywell : Meet Occupy Wall Street’s Favorite Banker

The Bank of North Dakota: The country’s only publicly-owned state bank.The Case for public state banks:Meet Occupy Wall Street’s favorite banker By Ryan Holeywell / SolidarityEconomy.Net / January 4, 2012 See clip from Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story, Below. … finish reading Ryan Holeywell : Meet Occupy Wall Street’s Favorite Banker

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FILM / Lamar W. Hankins : 2008 Economic Crash Was an ‘Inside Job’

The economic crash of 2008:An ‘Inside Job‘ By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | November 8, 2011 A fair summary of the award-winning documentary Inside Job is this: The economic crisis that culminated in bailouts in 2008 was … finish reading FILM / Lamar W. Hankins : 2008 Economic Crash Was an ‘Inside Job’

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Steve Russell : Will Rogers on Occupy Wall Street

Get the point? Image of Will Rogers from the Will Rogers Museum.Will Rogers on Occupy Wall Street By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | November 23, 2011 “It’s all right to let Wall Street bet each other millions of … finish reading Steve Russell : Will Rogers on Occupy Wall Street

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Steve Russell : Will Rogers on Occupy Wall Street

Get the point? Image of Will Rogers from the Will Rogers Museum.Will Rogers on Occupy Wall Street By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / November 23, 2011 It’s all right to let Wall Street bet each other millions of … finish reading Steve Russell : Will Rogers on Occupy Wall Street

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BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

Bankster graphic from ANU News.Villains galore!Good holiday reads aboutthe great economic crisis By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / December 4, 2010 Back in 2007, just as the markets began their meltdown, I started writing a book I called … finish reading BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

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Danny Schechter : The ‘Fraudclosure’ Backstory

Illustration by Matt Mahurin / The Washington Independent.U.S. workers in need of rescue:Report from the epicenter of ‘fraudclosures’ It’s dark as a dungeon way down in the mine… By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2010 WEST … finish reading Danny Schechter : The ‘Fraudclosure’ Backstory

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Roger Baker : Fed’s $2 Trillion Won’t Buy Much

Cartoon from Black Commentator.Time to reboot?Fed’s big bucks may be drops in bucket By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / October 14, 2010 As is often the case, Bloomberg tells it like it is, although a little interpretation is … finish reading Roger Baker : Fed’s $2 Trillion Won’t Buy Much

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Carl Davidson : Mondragon Diaries IV: Banking on the Future

Arrasate-Mondragon in the Basque Country of Spain. Image from SolidarityEconomy.net.Mondragon Diaries, Day FourWorker coops, worker banks, worker skills:Weathering today’s crisesBy Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / October 1, 2010 [This is the fourth of a five-part series by Carl … finish reading Carl Davidson : Mondragon Diaries IV: Banking on the Future

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FILM / Danny Schechter : Stone’s ‘Wall Street’ Sequel Goes Soft

Journalist, author, Emmy winning television producer, and independent filmmaker Danny Schechter will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin, Tuesday, September 28, 2-3 p.m. (CST). To stream Rag Radio live, go here. To listen … finish reading FILM / Danny Schechter : Stone’s ‘Wall Street’ Sequel Goes Soft

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Jonah Raskin : Time to Burn Down the Banks?

Mad mini-poster from Mad Magazine Special #4, Fall, 1971. Image from Mad Cover Site.At least burn a few bucks:Burn down the banks??? By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / June 7, 2010 Yes, I know the title of this … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Time to Burn Down the Banks?

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Republican Jujitsu : Protecting Wall Street from the People

Cartoon by L.M. Glackens, 1911 / Puck / Library of Congress.Republican Jujitsu:Protecting Wall StreetFrom accountability and reform By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / April 21, 2010 We are reading about two firms that sold securities to the unsuspecting … finish reading Republican Jujitsu : Protecting Wall Street from the People

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : We’re Focused in Going Forward

“Piggy Banker.” Painting © Zina Saunders 2009. We’re Focused In Going Forward (a song) We’re focused in going forwardhoping we’re not moving backwardthat our dreams are not shatteredand we’re doing things that matter We have a laser-eye viewof what we … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : We’re Focused in Going Forward

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