Update: Carne Ross, Alexis Goldstein, Katie Robbins
And Reverend Billy Among Speakers on June 27
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Whistleblower Alexis Goldstein:
“Goldstein devised trading software for Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch. She has divulged some of Wall Street’s most closely held cultural secrets such as the phrase ‘rip the client’s face off’ which means selling some derivative ‘solution’ to a naive client such as a convent of nuns in Europe at a huge profit to the trader and to Wall Street while convincing the client that it’s the best deal they ever made. Sometimes they refer to these clients as ‘muppets.’” Read More
No introduction necessary:
Reverend Billy And The Church of Stop Shopping
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Katie Robbins of Occupy Wall Street and Health Care NOW!
Carne Ross, Former Senior UK Diplomat who testified on the Iraq war fraud, confronts establishment pundit Niall Ferguson on alternative banking:
“My name is Carne Ross. Amongst other things, I’m a former British diplomat and a member of the Occupy Wall Street Working Group on Alternative Banking here in New York City. Do we have any reason to believe that a central bank would be any less vulnerable to the enormous political power of the banking industry? If one’s answer to that is the scepticism that I feel about your solution, surely we should take much more radical steps to re-appropriate what is essentially a public good – namely the means of exchange – that has in fact been appropriated by a viciously aggressive and greedy industry. In other words, change the nature of banking, make it completely different from our current conception, make it democratic, make it transparent, build cooperative banks that are owned by its customers, completely change our model.” Read More