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The Man Who Sold the World

The Man Who Sold the World

By William Kleinknecht

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Tag: Stock Exchange

Wall Street Dominoes

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Occupy Movement Shuts Down St. Paul’s in London

An encampment of protesters allied with the Occupy London Stock Exchange, or OccupyLSX, movement has already brought a major city institution to a temporary standstill, but it’s of a different sort, perhaps, from what protesters would ideally want to bring about.

Posted on Oct 21, 2011 READ MORE

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How’s This for Poignant Social Commentary?

Considering how feeble most public art is, this rather arresting piece by Italian sculptor Maurizio Cattelan deserves some serious props, especially in light of its location—within spitting distance of the Milan stock exchange.

Posted on Oct 6, 2010 READ MORE

Darth on Wall Street

Wall Street Officially Joins the Dark Side

Well, this looks about right. Although it doesn’t exactly represent the sort of image overhaul we’d recommend for Wall Street types given the past 15 months or so, this footage of Darth Vader and a supporting cast of stormtroopers ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday has a certain refreshing frankness about it, no?

Posted on Dec 22, 2009 READ MORE

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