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Bank Protests Are Back

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Despite the heat of late July afternoons, demonstrators from Occupy Tucson have been targetting Chase Bank in curbside rush-hour protests that remind hundreds of motorists about Chase’s continued risky financial activities. On July 18, protesters stood outside the Chase Bank at Congress and Stone, and a July 25 protest targeted the Chase […]

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Picture of former Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill

The Man Who Invented “Too Big to Fail” Banks Finally Recants. Will Obama or Romney Follow?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? I’m in Alaska, amid moose and bear, trying to steal some time away from the absurdities of American politics and economics. But even at this remote distance I caught wind of Sanford Weill’s proposal on CNBC that big banks be broken up in order to shield taxpayers from the consequences of their […]

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Occucard: Goldman Sachs, Why We Occupy #1: Exposing and Opposing the Corporate State

Occucards #1: Goldman Sachs

OCCUCARDS Occucards is offering a great selection of free-to-use Occupy-relevant information graphics. Check them out at occucards.com—Ed The text as it appears on the back of the card: Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a multinational investment bank founded in 1869 and headquartered at 200 West Street in Lower Manhattan. Leading up to the 2008 financial […]

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