Cleanup Tour Stop #9: Shaming Hedge Fund Managers in Connecticut

When you need to shame a hedge fund manager, where do you look? The yacht club, of course! That’s where Carl and a ruckus-raising caravan of activists went to publicly shame the wealthiest in Greenwich, CT–the richest town in one of the richest states—for rigging the system for themselves. The state of Connecticut is facing a budget crisis and is in the hole to the … Continue reading Cleanup Tour Stop #9: Shaming Hedge Fund Managers in Connecticut »

Cleanup Tour Stop #4: Calling out Corruptors at the AIC and the U.S. Treasury

If the Washington, DC swamp has a sludgy, fetid nexus, it might be the American Investment Council. Hidden in a nondescript office building in DC’s Chinatown district, the AIC is a lobbying shop set up purely to represent the interests of a handful of investment bankers and hedge fund managers. Since 2007, they’ve spent nearly $24 million lobbying Congress to do two things: Cut taxes … Continue reading Cleanup Tour Stop #4: Calling out Corruptors at the AIC and the U.S. Treasury »

Cleanup Tour Stop #2: Crashing the party at Netroots Nation 2017

To fully kick off his National Cleanup Tour and introduce properly introduce himself to the world, Cleanup Carl traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to appear at Netroots Nation 2017, one of the largest gatherings of progressive activists in the country. We wanted to get a lot of exposure and name recognition – so we crashed Netroots’ opening ceremonies, surprising thousands of attendees with a surprise Cleanup … Continue reading Cleanup Tour Stop #2: Crashing the party at Netroots Nation 2017 »