February 29, 2012: Occupy protesters observing the national Shut Down The Corporations Day of Action begin to set up a “Food Bank” to give away food outside a Bank of America branch. They begin to set up an awning to protect the food from the pouring rain, but police seize the awning, and quickly clear [...]
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a 501(c)3 “non-profit” organization used by its corporate members to pen legislation that serves their own interests. ALEC members include Pfizer, Bank of America, Koch Industries, AT&T, ExxonMobil, Kraft Food, Walmart, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, State Farm Insurance, and Coca Cola. On February 29, 2012, Occupy Wall [...]
On February 29 in Bryant Park, journalist Matt Taibbi talks to Occupy Wall Street activists about Bank of America and the mortgage crisis.