Tag Archive: Wall Street

Jan 30 2012

The 1 Percent Candidate

The 1 Percent Candidate There’s a secretive effort by mega-rich Wall Street titans to place a presidential candidate on the ballot in November. By Peter Hart Think big money and Wall Street have too much influence over national politics? Not to worry: A third-party presidential candidate bankrolled by hedge funds will fix all of that. …

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Nov 01 2011

Tax Wall Street to heal America

The nation’s nurses are calling for a tax on financial transactions to begin raising the revenue needed to fix the nation’s growing social crisis. By Deborah Burger National Nurses United, America’s largest union of RNs, is sounding an alarm. We’ve organized rallies in New York, Boston, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and Las Vegas, …

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Oct 18 2011

What I’ve Learned Occupying Wall Street and DC

In squares, parks, and plazas all over the country, we’re taking the time for true democracy to work. By Lacy MacAuley I was standing on a street one evening near my home in Washington, DC — it seems like ages ago now — with a chatty friend who travels often to New York. He mentioned …

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