Posts Tagged ‘bank of america’

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Summary: Illustration shows two arms emerging from the clouds and reaching across the landscape in opposite directions, on the right is the hand of the arm that extends from the left, it is labeled “Politics” and is about to grab hold of a building labeled “The Banks”, and on the left, is the hand of the arm that extends from the right, it is labeled “The Banks” and is using its thumb to squash the U.S. Capitol labeled “Politics”.

Caption: Which is worse, financial control of politics, or political control of finance?


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1913 – Santa Claus in Wall Street

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Summary: Illustration shows an angry mob of bankers, brokers, and financiers threatening Santa Claus who is hanging off the statue of George Washington outside Federal Hall in Manhattan, New York City, New York.

Caption: Chorus of Bankers and Brokers Just say Christmas to us this year, that’s all! We dare you!

Image Source → Library of Congress