Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: financial crisis

Solving our financial problems

Does the U.S. have enough assets to solve some of its financial problems?

‘Total embarrassment:’ WaPo rebuked for failed fact-check of Sanders on trillion-dollar...

"The piece portends to be an exercise in empirical rigor and mathematical precision. But he's really just playing games with semantics and definitions. And people who understand the issues he 'fact-checks' can see it."

The next crash

That imbalance is back. Watch your wallets.

Retrospectives of the financial crisis are leaving out the most important...

It seems the only people not consulted for their perspective were those most powerfully affected by the crisis’ impact – the millions of families who suffered foreclosure and eviction.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Ten years since economic collapse sparked Occupy Wall Street, the Cooperative...

“I think … we recognize we really haven’t done anything serious to deal with the causes of this crash.”

The aftershocks of the economic collapse are still being felt

“…the political fallout of the global financial crisis is only just getting started. The real confrontation, it seems, is yet to come.”

The Donald in Wonderland

Down the financial rabbit hole with President Trump.

Central banks have gone rogue, putting us all at risk

Central bankers are now aggressively playing the stock market. To say they are buying up the planet may be an exaggeration, but they could.

The three big lessons we didn’t learn from the economic crisis

The Street’s political clout is as great as ever, which explains why the Dodd-Frank safeguards are now being watered down – clearing the way for another crisis.

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American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Diabetic Dies in Jail After Police Refuse to Give Him Insulin

Pemiscot County sheriff’s deputies allegedly refused to give Michael Robinson medical treatment until he became too weak to hold up his own head. Robinson later died, prompting an investigation into his time in jail.

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”
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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Organizing the rich or the poor?

Which America will be ours after the pandemic?