Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: banks

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.

The aftershocks of the economic collapse are still being felt

“…the political fallout of the global financial crisis is only just getting started. The real confrontation, it seems, is yet to come.”

Central banks have gone rogue, putting us all at risk

Central bankers are now aggressively playing the stock market. To say they are buying up the planet may be an exaggeration, but they could.

To stop the next financial crisis, we need public ownership of...

Public ownership of banks is not as crazy as it may sound. It has been the default political response to financial crises around the world for decades.

Was Goldman’s CEO ‘inspiring’ or good for the Economy? Nope, and...

Lloyd Blankfein and his peers are strangling genuine growth, turning a productive economy into a financialized one, and driving up already-unsustainable levels of inequality.

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Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a private citizen militia

The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of “militias” under the Second Amendment.

How democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin summit

Progressives went along with Democratic Party leaders and corporate liberal media as they fueled the momentum toward a nuclear doomsday.

The big threat of fences across the West

The American West contains 620,000 miles of fencing, threatening the migration of pronghorn, mule deer and other species.