Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: big banks

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.

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.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.