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Bank Robbers – The Gantt Report

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AFRICANGLOBE - Jesse James, Butch Cassidy, Clyde Barrow, Pretty Boy Floyd and John Dillinger have been recognized as some of America’s most famous bank robbers. The so-called “Top Ten” bank thieves even include a Black man named Charles “Chaz” Williams. I would imagine bank robbery is a global phenomenon and most countries around the globe have had their share of financial institution theft. However, the world’s greatest bank robbers are bankers themselves!

Wall St. Landlords Coming To A Cul-de-Sac Near You

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AFRICANGLOBE - There have always been slumlords, but what we're seeing right now with Wall Street firms like Blackstone buying up home after home, renting them out, and then using rental payments as the basis for derivative securities is something new and totally dangerous.

How Slavery Led To Modern Capitalism

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AFRICANGLOBE - To understand slavery's centrality to the rise of American capitalism, just consider the history of an Alabama dry-goods store called Lehman Brothers or a Rhode Island textile manufacturer that would become the antecedent firm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Top 6 Countries That Grew Filthy Rich From Enslaving Black People

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AFRICANGLOBE - Slavery was a national enterprise. Many firms on Wall Street, such as JPMorgan Chase, New York Life and now-defunct Lehman Brothers, made fortunes from investing in the slave trade, the most profitable economic activity in New York’s 350-year history. Slavery was so important to the city that New York was one of the most pro-slavery urban municipalities in the North.

The Way to Occupy a Bank is to Own One

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The campaign to “move your money” has gotten a groundswell of support. Having greater impact would be to “move our money” — move our local government revenues out of Wall Street banks into our own publicly-owned banks.
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