Reddit Rebellion: Amateur Investors Hold the Line Against Wall Street Fat Cats

By Max Blumenthal – Jan 29, 2021

A movement that formed on Reddit groups to challenge challenge billionaire hedge funders with coordinated buys of failing companies has exposed the un-democratic foundations of US capitalism

Max Blumenthal visits a spontaneous protest outside the Securities and Exchange Commission after online investing companies like Robinhood blocked trades in Gamestop to prevent retail investors from challenging hedge funds, and takes a look at Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s staggering conflicts of interest.

 

 

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Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican GomorrahGoliath,The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America’s state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.

Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican GomorrahGoliath,The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America’s state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.