Politicususa: Wells Fargo Gets a Taste of the 99%
Chanting “That ain’t right” and “Wells Fargo, you’re the worst, time to put the people first!”, the National People’s Action (NPA) occupied three Wells Fargo banks today.
The NPA says that 1,000 community leaders from 25 states shut down three Wells Fargo branches to denounce the bank’s ties to private prisons and payday lending. The event included testimony from Abel Pacheco’s whose 11 year-old daughter was detained — alone — in a private detention center for 84 days.
The anger was palpable as George Goehl, executive director, National People’s Action, explained the injustice, “If they can’t make money ripping you off, they’ll make money by locking you up.”
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