After talks with Larry Fink, Trudeau is gearing up to spend billions on new infrastructure in a way that will drive up costs and allow national assets to be owned by foreign elites.
Monday's "Flood Wall Street" action was high-energy and powerful, making the connection between capitalism, big corporations and climate change.
In September 2011, thousands of people marched on the financial district in New York. When they formed an encampment in Zuccotti Park, the Occupy movement was born.
If the 1 per cent are still winning the brutal class war, the 99 per cent are not yet surrendering. Portents of hope are everywhere.
The Occupy Wall Street movement refers to a series of demonstrations that began in New York City on September 17, 2011.
It's often said that there aren't enough rich people in Canada to make a real difference to fiscal policy and, in consequence, the rest of us.
In New York City, Liberty Plaza has been peacefully occupied 24 hours a day for the last two weeks. Every day hundreds of people from all walks of life come to visit and participate.
#OccupyWallStreet is becoming a living laboratory for direct democracy.
Business as usual is clearly not working. The occupation of Wall Street is just beginning, but it is already sending a powerful message, a challenge to the old world order.
Khrushchev famously predicted that communism would bury capitalism. But instead that job is now in the hands of capitalists themselves -- in the hands of neo-liberal madmen.