Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: banking

Standing Rock’s surprising legacy: A push for public banks

A public bank is an institution owned by a governmental body, funded with taxpayer money, and mandated to serve the public interest.

Tenth anniversary of financial collapse, preparing for the next crash

Many of the root causes of the crisis remain today, making another economic downturn or collapse possible.

HSBC will no longer fund fossil fuel industry

HSBC is among other banks, such as BNP Paribas, to take such critical action against climate change.

A bank even a socialist could love

The fight for public banking is gaining ground in cities and states across the country.

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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.