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We Want a President Who Won't Coddle Capitalism

The American public ain't buying the spoon fed load of crap that Wall Street executives had our economic best interests at heart but just somehow, by accident, went astray.

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On Thursday, April 29, 2010, thousands of ordinary Americans will descend on Wall Street to call for meaningful financial reform that holds big banks accountable and makes our economy work for everyone. Those of us who will be at the Showdown on Wall Street — and the millions of Americans we represent — are worried about our jobs, our homes, our farms, our children’s education, our very way of life. What we’re not worried about is hurting capitalism’s feelings. After all, capitalism never coddled us.

Sally Kohn is the director of the Movement Vision Project of the Center for Community Change , which is interviewing hundreds of activists across the country to determine the progressive vision for the future of the United States.

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