Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: big banks

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."

The Most Important Campaign Speech: Bernie on the Banks

The most important campaign speech this political season broken down piece by piece.

Watch: Bernie Sanders Scares Wall Street in Explosive New Speech

Bernie Sanders' most recent speech wasn't covered by mainstream media. Could it be that he is really starting to scare both big corporations and Wall Street?

Hillary, Bernie, and the Banks

Wall Street bankers are still an enormous threat to millions of Americans and the only way to resolve this is “with reforms so big, bold, and public they can’t be watered down.”

Hillary Clinton’s Glass-Steagall

Hillary Clinton won’t propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act and this just might be the biggest mistake in her presidential campaign. Is Clinton still too close to Wall Street?

How to Punish Bank Felons

When a big Wall Street bank pleads guilty to criminal felony charges committed, there seems to be no punishment that fits the crime. When real people plead guilty to felonies they go to jail, but nobody involved in bank crimes will see a day behind bars. Fair?

If ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’’ Means Too-Big-To-Jail’ It Should Mean ‘Too-Big-to-Be’

If the government really believes that banks like JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citibank and Wells Fargo are “too big to fail” because prosecuting their chief executives could lead to a new financial crisis, then those institutions are simply too big to allow to exist.

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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.

‘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."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

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

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

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.