Politics

Bank of America Announces End to Debit Card Fees As Occupy Miami Descends

​Hey, Miami, you're welcome. Thanks to the nationwide Occupy movement -- including the 305's very own budding revolt at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center -- Bank of America just announced it's no longer planning to rip off debit card users by charging them five bucks a month. One for Occupy, $700 billion for the banks! It's definitely a start.

Hours before the announcement this morning, Occupy Miami organized its second march on the city's Bank of America buildings. Riptide was there to check out the parade of dancing, whistle-blowing, and really enthusiastic chanting.

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Liz Tracy has written for publications such as the New York Times, the Atlantic, Refinery29, W, Glamour, and, of course, Miami New Times. She was New Times Broward-Palm Beach's music editor for three years. Now she plays one mean monster with her 2-year-old son and obsessively watches British mysteries.
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