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Vive La US Revolution! Bill Bonner muses on the growing Occupy Wall Street protests

Vive La US Revolution! Bill Bonner muses on the growing Occupy Wall Street protests | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

The US is probably getting ready for a revolution. Back in the Cold War days, the CIA was asked to do a portrait of a country that might have a revolution. It decided that such a country would have three characteristics:

A big gap between rich and poor.

A middle class that was disappearing…or one that never existed in the first place.

A lot of people with a grudge.

The US fits each of these criteria. And then some others the spooks hadn’t thought about.

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'There's something happenin' here, what it is ain't exactly clear' Occupy San Diego, Day 1

'There's something happenin' here, what it is ain't exactly clear' Occupy San Diego, Day 1 | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

From East Coast to West ... yes, it's where all the liberals live (allegedly), but will this nonviolent protest spread to the rump of the US?

 

It’s been a long, short week, if that makes any sense at all… I haven’t slept much in the last few days, the wheels in my head have been spinning constantly, a mantra in the near reaches of my conscious...

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A Survey Says Most Wall Street Workers Expect Same Or Higher Bonus As Last Year: Wonder How The Protesters Will React?

A Survey Says Most Wall Street Workers Expect Same Or Higher Bonus As Last Year: Wonder How The Protesters Will React? | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

While most Americans aren't expecting their incomes to rise with the cost of living in the near future, more than 60 percent of Wall Street professionals say they anticipate their bonuses will be higher or the same as the bonus they earned in...

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Occupy Wall Street: Egyptian Activist Goes 'From Liberation Square To Washington Square' (VIDEO)

Occupy Wall Street: Egyptian Activist Goes 'From Liberation Square To Washington Square' (VIDEO) | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

Thousands of Occupy Wall Street supporters gathered in Washington Square Park on Saturday afternoon for a General Assembly intended to spread the movement's message.

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