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America Returns to Our Proud History of Hating -- and Fighting -- Wall Street

Only weeks ago, an eerie unprotesting silence still blanketed the country. That's all over now.

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It is poised to play that role again.  Remember this: in 1932, three years into the Great Depression, most Americans were more demoralized than mobilized.  A few years later, all that had changed as “Our Street, Not Wall Street” came alive.  The political class had to scurry to keep up.  Occupy Wall Street may indeed prove the opening act in an unfolding drama of renewed resistance and rebellion against “the system.”


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