Posts Tagged ‘new york’

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Summary: Illustration shows a large spider labeled “Flim Flam Finance” with a disgruntled look on its face, sitting on a cobweb labeled “Wall Street”, looking at a bunch of flies labeled “The Public” hovering just beyond the cobweb, mocking the spider.


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Summary: Caricature of JP Morgan as a bull blowing bubbles “inflated values”, for which a group of people are reaching.

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Summary: Illustration shows an oversized man labeled “The Individual” casting a shadow labeled “Incorporation” which is caused by a light, on the left, held by a “Corporation Lawyer” and a “Corporation Legislator”; on the right, a female figure labeled “Dept. of Justice” carrying a shield and a fasces, assails the shadow.

Caption: “Whatever of wrong there is, is not the fault of the Corporation, but of the officials in charge of it. And for the individual committing the offense there should be punishment” Alton B. Parker.

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Summary: Illustration shows the battle of Pelusium with the Persians identified as having “Vested Interests” (looking like Chauncey M. Depew), belonging to a “Wall Street Syndicate” (looking like John D. Rockefeller), or a “Railroad Trust”, throwing cats labeled “Small Stock Holder, Small Investor, Widow, Little Stock Holder, [and] Orphan” at the bewildered Egyptians who are outside a building labeled “Administration” and flying a banner labeled “Federal Prosecution”.

Caption: At the battle of Pelusium, between Egypt and Persia, the Persians armed themselves with cats, the sacred animals of Egypt. The disconcerted Egyptians dared not shoot their arrows, for fear of hitting holy cats.

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“Governments will never save the people. They exist to exploit and destroy the people. There is but one force that can save the people – and that is the people themselves.” –Ethel MacDonald

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