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Greg Palast | Goldman Sachs v. Occupy Wall Street

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 08:20 By Greg Palast, Democracy Now! Video | Video
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A controversy in the banking community has arisen around the Occupy Wall Street movement. Greg Palast investigates the story behind Goldman Sachs’ recent decision to pull out of a fundraiser for the Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union in New York City after it learned the event was honoring the protesters at Occupy Wall Street. The investment bank withdrew its name from the fundraiser and also canceled a $5,000 pledge. Was the $5,000 a Goldman Sachs donation or actually American taxpayer bailout money Goldman set aside for community banks?

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Greg Palast

Greg Palast investigated vote suppression in the 2016 election for Rolling Stone. The film of his investigation, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, was released by Cinema Libre Studios as a motion picture featuring Rosario Dawson, Willie Nelson, Ice-T, Richard Belzer, Shailene Woodley -- and Ed Asner as Santa Claus.


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Greg Palast | Goldman Sachs v. Occupy Wall Street

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 08:20 By Greg Palast, Democracy Now! Video | Video
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A controversy in the banking community has arisen around the Occupy Wall Street movement. Greg Palast investigates the story behind Goldman Sachs’ recent decision to pull out of a fundraiser for the Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union in New York City after it learned the event was honoring the protesters at Occupy Wall Street. The investment bank withdrew its name from the fundraiser and also canceled a $5,000 pledge. Was the $5,000 a Goldman Sachs donation or actually American taxpayer bailout money Goldman set aside for community banks?

Click to view transcript.

Greg Palast

Greg Palast investigated vote suppression in the 2016 election for Rolling Stone. The film of his investigation, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, was released by Cinema Libre Studios as a motion picture featuring Rosario Dawson, Willie Nelson, Ice-T, Richard Belzer, Shailene Woodley -- and Ed Asner as Santa Claus.


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