activism economics film

Tame the vampire squid

Tame the vampire squid is the sequel film to The impossible hamster, the quirky viral from the new economics foundation. This one’s all about banks, and in case you’re wondering, the title is from a slightly disturbing description of Goldman Sachs. Matt Taibbi, writing in Rolling Stone, called the bank “a great vampire squid, wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnell into anything that smells like money.” That was how journalist Matt Taibbi described Goldman Sachs in a Rolling Stone exposé from 2008.

Watch the video, then click through to the website to join the campaign and email the video to your MP. You can also read a briefing on the campaign here (pdf).

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