Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tag: big banks

Meeting the definition of terrorism: Big Pharma, Big Oil, and Big...

The terror inflicted on Americans is real.

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?

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9 minutes, 29 seconds: Derek Chauvin trial opens with full video of George Floyd’s...

The death of Floyd, who was a 46-year-old Black man and father originally from Houston, Texas, sparked international protests calling for racial justice.

Total number of black Americans killed by the US police. Why Joe Biden may...

In clear words, he could be considered as a threat to minority voters.

Bowman, Sanders lead coalition demanding ‘desperately needed’ boost to SSI lifeline

“People with disabilities and older adults receiving SSI represent some of the most marginalized members of our society. History will not forgive us if we fail to address their needs.”

A third of U.S. billionaire wealth gains since 1990 have come during pandemic

U.S. billionaire pandemic profit balloons to $4.56 trillion, a 55 percent increase.