Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: banks

JPMorgan Chase announces end to financing new oil and gas drilling...

“The fact that even the world’s worst fossil fuel banker wants nothing to do with Arctic Refuge drilling shows just how toxic an investment it would be."

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3B over massive fraud scandal

“We are hopeful that this $3 billion penalty, along with the personnel and structural changes at the Bank, will ensure that such conduct will not reoccur.”

Climate movement targets Wall Street to stop driving fossil fuel industry’s...

It's no secret that the driving force behind the fossil fuel industry's expansion is the financial industry. But the nation's leading climate...

Is the run on the dollar due to panic or greed?

The banks could not function without public support. They should be turned into public utilities.

Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...

Seeking justice against palm oil firms, victims call out banks behind...

Individuals from Indonesia and Liberia embroiled in land disputes with oil palm plantations have visited the Netherlands to call on the Dutch...

States can break up big banks. Here’s how.

Big banks are unpopular in both red and blue states; breaking them up could attract support across party lines and prove a winning electoral strategy.

Wall Street, banks, and angry citizens

The inequality gap on a planet growing more extreme.

Bernie Sanders introduces legislation that would break up ‘too big to...

"If these banks were too big to fail 10 years ago, what would happen if any of them were to fail today?"

Breaking with Wall Street: LA puts it to the voters

The numbers are there to support the case for a city-owned bank, but a critical ingredient in effecting revolutionary change is finding the political will.

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Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

Former LA Councilman pleads guilty to obstructing federal corruption probe

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.

A ‘historic day’ as federal judge orders shutdown and removal of Dakota Access Pipeline

This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.
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Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.