Tag: wall street

18Oct

Why the Wall Street protesters are angry

In graphs:

That doesn’t even start to cover the problem with the banks, which are borrowing money for almost nothing, and then lending it back to the government (through treasury bonds etc, and not lending to small businesses – just like in the UK). They are making an eye-watering amount of cash in the process. Add all these incredible charts together, and you can see why the 99% have an argument.