Occupy Wall Street Activists Buy $15m of Americans’ Personal Debt – and ‘Forgive’ It


2012 The Awakening

 

 

Occupy Wall Street'Our primary purpose was to spread information about the workings of this secondary debt market,' said Andrew Ross. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Occupy Wall Street’Our primary purpose was to spread information about the workings of this secondary debt market,’ said Andrew Ross. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

 

Stephen: This will be happening more and more as the days roll on. What is revealing is the low price that debt can be purchased for – as opposed to the overall amount of the debt that is claimed to be owed… Read on.

 

By Adam Gabbatt in New York, The Guardian -November 12, 2013

 

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A group of Occupy Wall Street activists has bought almost $15m of Americans’ personal debt over the last year as part of the Rolling Jubilee project to help people pay off their outstanding credit.

 

Rolling Jubilee, set up by Occupy’s Strike Debt group following the street protests that swept the world in 2011, launched on…

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