The 2010 Attac Bank Tribunal in Berlin was a civil society legal proceeding that decried the speculative business model: take excessive risks and burden taxpayers with the costs. Rating agencies should be public. Banks that are too big to fail are too big to exist and should be broken up. The government is complicit in bailing out banks and abandoning the real economy.
The below letter by journalist and human rights activist David Boyajian of Belmont, Massachusetts is addressed to Facing History and Ourselves Executive Director Margot Strom, Associate Executive Director Martin Sleeper and Board Chairwoman Tracy Palandjian.
He calls on citizens of conscience to contact Facing History and Ourselves to not partner with the ADL on November 7. To contact FHAO, email them here: http://www.facinghistory.org/contact?openform ; or phone: 617-232-1595, toll-free 800-856-9039; or mail: 16 Hurd Road, Brookline, MA 02445.