Opening Act: 99

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 5: An Occupy LA protester dressed as the Monopoly game banker marches in the Move Your Money March on what is being called Bank Transfer Day on November 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Occupy movement members are calling for people to move their money from banks to credit unions today in support of the 99% movement. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images

Brian Stelter places the 99% meme in the stream of historical slogans.

Race and the Obama vote.

A campaign to end corporate personhood, somehow.

It’ll be a bargain, the best we’ve ever had.*

*The best we’ve ever had.