By Greg Palast
Palast is the author ofÂ Vultures’ Picnic: in Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High-Finance Carnivores.
What have I done?Â Â There’s one angry squid outÂ there.
Last week,Â Democracy Now!Â andÂ The Guardian ran our story about Goldman Sachs yanking financialÂ support from a community credit union forÂ honoring one of its largestÂ customers.Â Â The customer:Â Â Occupy Wall Street.
Our report soÂ enraged Goldman that, within days, it doubled down on its attack on the littleÂ community bank.
Goldman hadÂ already demanded the return of its $5,000 payment to the Lower East SideÂ Peoples Federal Credit Union.Â Â Now,Â sources say, theÂ trillion-dollar Wall Street mega-bank sent the followingÂ message to the not-for-profit community bank:Â Â “You will never get a dime from any bankÂ ever again.”
About thoseÂ “dimes” Goldman is taking away:Â …more