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

Excerpt:

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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