Can we please have a REAL Tea Party?!


Here’s a clip from a great article I just read at AlterNet:

Vision: Everyday Brits Are in Revolt Against Wealthy Tax Cheats — Can We Do That Here?

What if the financial crash of 2008 were followed by a Tea Party of a different kind — one that stood up to the wealthy criminals who caused the crisis.

February 5, 2011 |

Photo Credit: Dominic Alves via Flickr

Imagine a parallel universe where the Great Crash of 2008 was followed by a Tea Party of a very different kind. Enraged citizens gather in every city, week after week—to demand the government finally regulate the behavior of corporations and the superrich, and force them to start paying taxes. The protesters shut down the shops and offices of the companies that have most aggressively ripped off the country. The swelling movement is made up of everyone from teenagers to pensioners. They surround branches of the banks that caused this crash and force them to close, with banners saying, You Caused This Crisis. Now YOU Pay.

Click here for the full article.

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