Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: big 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.

The empire expands

Not the American one, but Trump’s.

A bank even a socialist could love

The fight for public banking is gaining ground in cities and states across the country.

Wall Street’s house of cards: Let’s play bankster three card monte

We haven’t even scratched the surface of the many many years and billions if not trillions of dollars scammed, tricked, kicked (hard) and stolen, and the harm done to the middle and working class.

“US law enforcement agency” assisted major bank CEO in whistleblower hunt

If and when U.S. regulators announce a probe, there could be questions about federal officials’ own conduct in the affair.

Meet the six big banks keeping private prisons in business

Without these institutions, The GEO Group and CoreCivic would be in trouble—which is what advocates for divestment want.

Waking Up in Hillary Clinton’s America

Hillary won’t do anything to upset that applecart. We should have no illusions about what her presidency would mean from a Wall Street vs. Main Street perspective.

The Better Business Bureau Downgraded Wells Fargo. It’s Not Enough.

Americans won’t be safe until all fraudulently-inclined institutions are discredited and their leaders are replaced.

The Ethical Rot of Wells Fargo, From the Top Down

What's at work here is the ethical rot that now consumes America's entire corporate system.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.
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6 crucial races that will flip the Senate

Every school board member, state representative, and congressperson you elect can be pushed to enact policies that benefit the people, not just corporate donors.
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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."