Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Bill Moyers:  How Wall Street Occupied America [The Nation Magazine]

How Wall Street Occupied America

By Bill Moyers - The Nation Magazine

November 2, 2011


During the prairie revolt that swept the Great Plains in 1890, populist orator Mary Elizabeth Lease exclaimed, “Wall Street owns the country…. Money rules…. Our laws are the output of a system which clothes rascals in robes and honesty in rags. The [political] parties lie to us and the political speakers mislead us.”

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