Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: banks

California bill to establish nation’s second public bank applauded as ‘historic...

"We can structure a bank that actually is accountable to the people and does what the people want it to do."

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?"

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Officer in Breonna Taylor shooting indicted for firing into neighbors’ homes

“With all we know about Breonna Taylor’s killing, how could a fair and just system result in today’s decision?”

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

2020’s first presidential debate does not have climate as discussion topic

“It is critical that every debate includes questions that ask the candidates what they would do to address climate change and environmental injustice.”