Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: big banks

How to Fight the Big Banks and Help the Social Security...

If Bernie Sanders wants to stick it to the Big Banks, having the SSA start its own credit card department would be one way to go.

Bernie and the Big Banks

The bottom line: Regulation won’t end the Street’s abuses. The Street has too much firepower. And because it continues to be a major source of campaign funding, no set of regulations will be tough enough.

The End of Big Banks

When reasonable Republicans and Democrats begin to converge on policy, we are more likely to get sensible change.

Despite Global Economy Plummeting Into Despair, Mega Banks Boast All-Time Record...

After seven years of benefiting from the greatest transfer of wealth in history, the U.S. banking industry topped it off with record profits in 2015.

Why We Must Try

Have Democrats gone from “Yes we can,” to “We shouldn’t even try?"

Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers to 74 Years in Prison

Iceland just sentenced their 26th banker to prison for his part in the 2008 economic collapse. The charges ranged from breach of fiduciary duties to market manipulation to embezzlement.

Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime for a CEO?

Corporate honchos say taxes are “forcing” them to relocate their businesses to offshore tax havens.

170 Economists and Analysts Support Bernie’s Plan to Break Up the...

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and CEPR’s Dean Baker are just two of the highly respected individuals that have pledged their support.

New Bernie Sanders Campaign Ad Vows to Break Up Big Banks

“Under my administration, Goldman Sachs execs and other Wall Street CEOs won’t go through the revolving door from Wall Street to government.”

“The Big Short” and Bernie’s Plan to Bust Up Wall Street

"To paraphrase philosopher George Santayana, those who cannot remember they were screwed by Wall Street are condemned to be screwed again."

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."