The 99% Have an Unexpected Supporter

October 30, 2012 in Daily Bulletin

It has been over a year now since the various Occupy (Wall Street, St Paul’s) movements began, arguing that bankers have acted unfairly and immorally (full list of grievances here) . And yesterday they were told “They are right”. By a Bank of England director.

  • Andrew Haldane, said banker and executive director of financial stability, also suggested that a ‘rising share’ of the infamous ‘one percent’ in fact agreed with Occupy.
  • According to Haldane the 99% agree that Occupy are pointing out ‘growing iniquities in allocation of wealth’.
  • Interestingly, in a poll in the Guardian newspaper, only 81% of people agreed with Haldane.
  • Responses from within Occupy have been surprisingly mixed, ranging from cautious to hostile.

Read more in a short and sweet article over here.

Source: The Week