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A Nightmare on Wall Street…

By Muriel Kane
Friday, January 6, 2012 21:26 EDT
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Filmed in glorious black and white, this Twilight Zone-style parody turns out in the end to be a pitch for passing a financial transaction tax on Wall Street trading.

But the sight of an angry mob of little old ladies and bankrupt small business owners pursuing a guilt-stricken banker with calls to “tax the 1% who ruined our economy” is more than worth the price of admission.

This video was uploaded to YouTube by ProtestInTheUSA on January 3, 2012.

Muriel Kane
Muriel Kane
Muriel Kane is an associate editor at Raw Story. She joined Raw Story as a researcher in 2005, with a particular focus on the Jack Abramoff affair and other Bush administration scandals. She worked extensively with former investigative news managing editor Larisa Alexandrovna, with whom she has co-written numerous articles in addition to her own work. Prior to her association with Raw Story, she spent many years as an independent researcher and writer with a particular focus on history, literature, and contemporary social and political attitudes. Follow her on Twitter at @Muriel_Kane
 
 
 
 
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