Aug 23 2012

Occupy video: The Emperor really is naked, and all you have to do is get people to look

Posted by: Nick Shaxson in: Thoughts

The Occupy Handbook describes itself as a talked-about source for understanding why 1% of the people in America take almost a quarter of the nation’s income and the long-term effects of a protest movement that even the objects of its attack can find little fault with.

Now take a look at this short, accompanying video. In the words of Paul Krugman, talking on the video:

“The Emperor really is naked, and all you have to do is get people to look.”

2 comments so far

rayduray 8rd August, 2012 6.22 pm

Nick,

This appears to be significant:

Gawker Releases Trove of Records on 21 Romney-Owned Bain Caymans Entities

As a public service, I’m pointing to an important post at Gawker on some Mitt Romney investments that he has until now managed to shield from scrutiny. I hope qualified NC readers will put some of the pieces together and share your conclusions with Gawker as well as with NC readers in commen…

Read more at http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/08/gawker-seeks-to-crowd-sources-analysis-of-21-bain-caymans-entities-owned-by-romney.html#D6fHdP7KjrBCf5xp.99

Kenneth Thomas 8th August, 2012 8.28 am

The Gawker documents also show for the first time that Bain established 5 blocker corporations to enable someone (Romney? we don’t know yet) to avoid the unrelated business income tax.

http://middleclasspoliticaleconomist.blogspot.com/2012/08/lid-blowing-off-romney-tax-secrecy.html

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