5 Reasons Why The Occupy Wall Street Protests Are The Real Boston Tea Party

think-progress:

1. The original Boston Tea Party was a civil disobedience action against a private corporation.

 2. The original Boston Tea Party feared that corporate greed would destroy America.

3. The original Boston Tea Party believed government necessary to protect against corporate excess. 

4. The original Boston Tea Party was sparked by a corporate tax cut for a British corporation.

5. The original Boston Tea Party wanted a stronger democracy.

Lee Fang writes more at ThinkProgress

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