Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: big banks

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."

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?

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Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance’s climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump’s...

His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.
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Boeing is everything wrong with American capitalism

Boeing’s descent is a case study in how American capitalism has become so rotten. Robert Reich explains.