Reddit Dukes It Out With Wall Street

A conflict most-fitting of the internet age.

Courtesy of Flickr by Mike Mozart. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

If the 2008 financial crisis hadn’t already exposed Wall Street for the crooks that they are, a collective of retail traders on the r/WallStreetBets subreddit did so even more flagrantly this last Wednesday. It started out as a meme to momentarily prevent the GameStop stock from being shorted, but it culminated into an…

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Internet culture scribe with an interest in the digital economy, content creators, media and politics.

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