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It’s the Interest, Stupid! Why Bankers Rule the World by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
Featured Writer
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webofdebt.com
Nov. 8, 2012

M&I Move Your Money Campaign

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In the 2012 edition of Occupy Money released last week, Professor Margrit Kennedy writes that a stunning 35% to 40% of everything we buy goes to interest. This interest goes to bankers, financiers, and bondholders, who take a 35% to 40% cut of our GDP. That helps explain how wealth is systematically transferred from Main Street to Wall Street. The rich get progressively richer at the expense of the poor, not just because of “Wall Street greed” but because of the inexorable mathematics of our private banking system.

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Tavis Smiley and Cornel West: We ended up with a Republican, a Rockefeller Republican in blackface, with Barack Obama

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Homeless Sleeping in a Parking Lot

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Nov 9, 2012 by

www.democracynow.org

As the most expensive presidential election in U.S. history comes to an end, broadcaster Tavis Smiley and professor, activist Dr. Cornel West join us to discuss President Obama’s re-election and their hopes for a national political agenda in and outside of the White House during Obama’s second term. Continue reading

She’s Alive… Beautiful… Finite… Hurting… Worth Dying for.

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Coreopsis

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on Jun 26, 2011

This is a non-commercial attempt from http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/ to highlight the fact that world leaders, irresponsible corporates and mindless ‘consumers’ are combining to destroy life on earth. It is dedicated to all who died fighting for the planet and those whose lives are on the line today. The cut was put together by Vivek Chauhan, a young film maker, together with naturalists working with the Sanctuary Asia network (http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/).

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Occupy Sandy: There Is Endless Need Out Here; Bodies Still Being Recovered

Rockaway Beach Occupy Sandy

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Nov 9, 2012 by

Interview conducted by Renée Renata Bergan.
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