Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: Dodd-Frank

Trump’s banksters and the rollback of Dodd-Frank

Don’t let Trump and the Republicans endanger our economy again. Let’s not make the same mistake twice.

Trump stands up for bad bankers

Trump has let the American people know whose side he’s on, and it’s not theirs.

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.

Wall Street Preparing Dodd-Frank “Skin in the Game” Rule Workaround

Players on Wall Street are preparing to minimize the impact of the so-called “skin in the game” rule by setting up affiliated companies to satisfy requirements on risk-sharing

A Flat-footed Backflip for Wall Street

Congress did a dazzling flip-flop, putting taxpayers back on the hook for the banksters’ high-risk speculation. It's always something else when Wall Street and Congress get together—in secret.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”