Posts Tagged ‘ crony capitalism ’

Greenville Journal: Corruption Opposed, Not Success

January 26, 2012
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Greenville Journal: Corruption Opposed, Not Success

Don’t panic, folks, the Occupy movement is fighting against crony capitalism, not main street capitalism. [The Greenville Journal published my Op/Ed piece "Corruption Opposed, Not Success" (pdf here) in their January 20, 2012 edition. The Journal doesn't currently publish and online edition that I can link to, so I am posting the original text that…

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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

November 19, 2011
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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

The Greenville Journal published my account of my first trip to Occupy Wall Street in their November 18, 2011 edition, In My Own Words section. I don’t believe they publish the Journal online, so you’ll have to find a printed copy. Their website lists locations where the Journal can be found. I’ve requested permission to…

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Why I’m Headed to Occupy Wall Street

October 20, 2011
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Why I’m Headed to Occupy Wall Street

I’m a Capitalist against CRONY capitalism. A flood of corporate money – much of it gushing forth from the bailed-out banks on Wall Street – has overwhelmed our political system and stolen the voice of 99% of us. I’m going to Wall Street to take back my voice. The captured status of our government leaves…

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Toppings For Bill Maher’s Pizza Analogy

March 22, 2011
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Toppings For Bill Maher’s Pizza Analogy

On his HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher (embed below),  Maher was talking about the massive income disparity perpetuated by the American economy. Say 100 Americans get together and order a 100 slice pizza. The pizza arrives, they open the box, and the first guy takes 80 slices…. And if someone suggests, “Why don’t…

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