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Protest at Chase Bank: JP Morgan/Chase Greases the Wheels for British Petroleum
by R. Robertson ( ruth [at] anewwayforward.org )
Sunday Jun 27th, 2010 12:56 AM
Members of organizations including A New Way Forward demonstrated in front of a Chase Bank branch in Palo Alto, California on June 26. JP Morgan Chase got $25 billion in government bailout money and they grease the wheels for British Petroleum (BP).

Chase is the chief depository bank for BP, which means that Chase essentially handles all the stock services and payouts for BP. Chase holds 27.74% of total ordinary issued shared capital.

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§Street theater
by R. Robertson Sunday Jun 27th, 2010 12:56 AM

BP is Blinded by Profit; Chase Banker is chummy
§Chase Enables BP
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§Eyes are BP logos
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§BP character has a big oil derrick...
by R. Robertson Sunday Jun 27th, 2010 12:56 AM

...protruding from belly
§Facing the street traffic...
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...Chase Banker is chummy with the BP "rep" with sign
§Chase Floats BP's Boat
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§Palo Alto Police try to contain the demo
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...but the demonstrators had the last word
§Not to be chased away by the powers-that-be
by R. Robertson Sunday Jun 27th, 2010 12:56 AM

Demonstrators continued for another half hour. This sign says why they were there...BP and Chase are too chummy
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Was Chase, BofA, etc... REALLY too big to fail?Tellers can switch jobs to credit unions!Saturday Jul 10th, 2010 4:29 PM