The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
How does being taxed to give money to the oil-rich kingdom of Abu Dhabi and its hereditary ruler strike you?
It would seem that a populist uprising against corporate greed would find a widely approving audience, yet the current occupation of Wall Street has mostly been received with a mix of muted support and mockery. The now week old protest, which has been reported to have attracted several hundred activists this past weekend, is struggling to be understood.