Wall Street Fat-Cats Flip Public Service Workers the Bird

If you believe the mainstream media, the economy is recovering, jobless claims are down and things are looking up in 2011. Don’t Believe The Hype! Activist filmmaker Robert Greenwald and the team and Brave New Foundation lay bare the reality of the hardships still facing the millions of victims of the plunder of Main Street by Wall Street:

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  • Gatreed

    This video fails to mention one main obvious reason why politicians don’t mind government workers losing their jobs. That is, politicians who believe in de-regulated free market capitalism, want to shrink government and let private industry fend for itself. They would say that these workers who have lost their jobs would have more and better opportunities if the government stayed out of the markets. They don’t blame Wall Street for the recession as much as they blame government interference as being the true cause. Not saying I agree or disagree, just that this piece of the video doesn’t do much but try and tug on some heartstrings by showing average “real” people out of work. It doesn’t address the root problems or causes or propose any solutions. Maybe there’s a longer film that does, don’t know, haven’t seen it.

  • Gatreed

    This video fails to mention one main obvious reason why politicians don’t mind government workers losing their jobs. That is, politicians who believe in de-regulated free market capitalism, want to shrink government and let private industry fend for itself. They would say that these workers who have lost their jobs would have more and better opportunities if the government stayed out of the markets. They don’t blame Wall Street for the recession as much as they blame government interference as being the true cause. Not saying I agree or disagree, just that this piece of the video doesn’t do much but try and tug on some heartstrings by showing average “real” people out of work. It doesn’t address the root problems or causes or propose any solutions. Maybe there’s a longer film that does, don’t know, haven’t seen it.