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1971: U-Turn to the Right for Wall Street, 2016 U-Turn to the Left for Main Street

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A recent Bernie Sanders rally in Minneapolis, MN, held on May 31, 2015
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Thanks to the Powell Memo, since the Mid-1970s, the Capital Markets' Money Changers got their marching orders from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to continually turn right for the benefit Wall Street. For the pendulum to swing back for Main Street it's time to turn left.
A trade agreement that favors multinational corporations over working people? Cutting 'entitlement programs' such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, worker's compensation? Letting Wall Street off the hook for crashing the economy and costing millions of Americans their jobs and homes? These are Republican policies, bought and paid for by plutocrats. If Democrats simply mimic them, there would be no need to bother with voting for a Republican president; we could cancel the election and put the billions saved in campaign contributions straight into the Clinton Foundation.
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