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Fast-Rising Protest Group Challenges the Outrageous Power of the Bankers

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posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 03:11 PM
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Fast-Rising Protest Group Challenges the Outrageous Power of the Bankers


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Tiffiniy Cheng, 29, never imagined she’d spark a populist movement influenced by a former IMF banker. Three weeks ago Cheng and her co-founding partners launched A New Way Forward, a volunteer-run website that advocates for a new approach to bank bailouts and is organizing a nationwide protest on April 11. Cheng and her friends are not new to online organizing. In 2006, some of them launched OpenCongress.org, a nonpartisan website that lets people track the legislation in Congress, and Downhill Battle, a music activism website, but they never had a burning desire to study and reform the financial system. Then, as 350 billion of taxpayer money went to the same CEOs who helped bring the global economic system down, Cheng and her friends, as many in America, became angry. Why reward the same people who broke the system, they asked.

On February 19, the co-founders of A New Way Forward heard Simon Johnson, the former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), interviewed on PBS’s Bill Moyers Journal argue for an alternative bailout plan. Until recently, Johnson spent 20 years at the IMF working on international bank bailouts, among other things. Dissatisfied with the current bailout process, he decided…
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posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 03:11 PM
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We're not the united states of suckers. We're better than those world-bankers & the government-controlled corporations. Our freedom is worth more than gold, and other precious things that those so-called, world-leaders have stolen from their people.

We are not the New World Order. We are free people, and we must keep all invaders & traitors of mankind away from our properties. They have no right to take anything from us, beside fire & insults. After all, they deserve to be condemned & imprisoned for what they've done to us.

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posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 03:36 PM
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Good stuff, thanks for sharing.
I knew people wasn't just gonna sit down eating hamburgers and watch the next Lost or Top Model and etc.



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