Make Them Pay!

Abby Zimet

Students are joining a huge coalition of labor, community and progressive groups for a week of protests in New York to mitigate Mayor Bloomberg's budget cuts with fair-share taxes for banks and millionaires. These kids are great. Maybe there's hope after all. More video here.

"Make them pay! J.P Morgan! Goldman Sachs! Make them pay!" - kids chanting on Wall Street, an activity they've chosen over, like, playing video games or cruising the mall.

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