A rich banker who appears to have learned none of the lessons of 20th-century economic history. A newscaster who snickers at an impassioned argument. And a reporter dismissed as a young girl who will one day learn better.
This exchange between a former Goldman Sachs partner, a BBC correspondent and British journalist Laurie Penny, so typical of the age in which we live, filmed after Occupy Wall Street’s Nov. 17 rallies, has all the makings of an iconic moment for a generation struggling for its future against a class of elites that simply won’t listen. —ARK