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Tag: big banks

Warren calls out her Democratic colleagues who voted to advance a...

Warren said at the gathering of progressive lawmakers that "this isn't a story about economics," rather it's a "story about power."

The $24 million reasons Dems back America’s worst banks

In a world where Republicans have already been bought and paid for, there is no room for Democrats who act in bad faith.

Banks raked in $6.4 Billion in overdraft fees in 2017. Where’s...

Think about this: the world's most bloated financial giants are growing even fatter and richer off the backs of people who are already broke.

How our banking system destroys the free market

The foundation of an economy is money. And if the creation, value and availability of that money are controlled by few elites instead of a free market then it doesn’t matter how complex and a giant system we build.

Shifting US-Japan geo-politics, banking landscape and financial regulations in the Trump...

The dichotomy fueled by ongoing money conjuring policies can’t end well; it can only result in another crisis.

Banks have cut funding for fossil fuels projects 22 percent

But activist groups say that’s not enough: There’s no resting, even after divestment victories.

Dear President Trump: Breaking up (banks) isn’t so hard to do

Glass-Steagall or another economic meltdown?

Warren skewers Mnuchin for doublespeak on breaking up banks

What does it mean to be in favor of 21st century Glass-Steagall if it doesn’t mean breaking apart banks?

Trump’s new bank regulator: Lawyer who helped banks charge more fees

Keith Noreika helped big banks avoid state laws protecting consumers. As head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, he now has the power to override those state laws.

What Trump’s idea to break up big banks could mean for...

While it is unclear whether Trump’s plans are serious, it’s worth considering what breaking up the banks could mean for typical bank customers.


Close call in Illinois’ third district should be a wake up call to Democrats

Newman’s insurgent campaign should be a wake up call to both centrist and right-leaning Democrats.

Suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO reportedly used racial slur describing potential clients

“In the view of the Board, Mr. Nix’s recent comments secretly recorded by Channel 4 and other allegations do not represent the values or operations of the firm and his suspension reflects the seriousness with which we view this violation.”

Thieves in the suites

After all, some of society's most inventive minds are flimflammers, Ponzi-schemers, gamers and embezzlers.

There’s fake news on your television, too

There’s fake news on your television, too. And there’s about to be more of it, unless something is done to stop an upcoming merger.

On seeing America’s wars whole

Crudely put, the central question that goes not only unanswered, but unasked is this: What the hell is going on?