Wall Street Isn't Winning – It's Cheating
- Matt Taibbi I was at an event on the Upper East Side last Friday night when I got to talking with a salesman in the media business. The subject turned to Zucotti Park and Occupy Wall Street, and he was chuckling about something he’d heard on the news. “I hear [Occupy Wall Street] has a CFO,” he said. “I think that’s funny.” “Okay, I’ll...
My Advice to the Occupy Wall Street Protesters
By MATT TAIBBI I’ve been down to “Occupy Wall Street” twice now, and I love it. The protests building at Liberty Square and spreading over Lower Manhattan are a great thing, the logical answer to the Tea Party and a long-overdue middle finger to the financial elite. The protesters picked the right target and, through their refusal to disband after just one day, the right...