Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:23 AM
annabanana (46,732 posts)
DAVOS . .Billionaires Boys Money-loving People-haters Club!
If you want to understand the source of the world's problems, follow the Davos coverage by CNN and Bloomberg News for a few days. Not only will they tell you what the source is, they'll prove that your instincts are right about billionaires and those who present them as the arbiters of all things fair and right.
Davos is the annual billionaires' conclave where they network, get their message straight, gladhand hungry politicians, and try to determine our fate. Ladies and gentlemen, our problem isn't what the billionaires think it is. Our problem is the billionaires.
Last year, the billionaires were obsessing on income inequality. Following the Occupy protests, they saw it as a source of instability and actually, for a short moment, thought it might be something they should try to solve. At least, that's how our corporate media spun it for us. This year, nary a peep out of them about income inequality. No, this year was all fearmongering over the US budget deficit and the European debt crisis.
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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 10:56 AM
dotymed (5,435 posts)
4. IMO, it would take an informed public
willing to take to their local streets until our demands of equality are met. We are 300,000,000 in America. If we could motivate 1/2 of our populace to demonstrate locally, we could not be ignored...