Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: financial crisis

The US need not inevitably descend into violent chaos if and...

It’s not too late to begin building a new politics designed to allow us as a people to respond to these crises in a constructive way.

To stop the next financial crisis, we need public ownership of...

Public ownership of banks is not as crazy as it may sound. It has been the default political response to financial crises around the world for decades.

Tenth anniversary of financial collapse, preparing for the next crash

Many of the root causes of the crisis remain today, making another economic downturn or collapse possible.

Was Goldman’s CEO ‘inspiring’ or good for the Economy? Nope, and...

Lloyd Blankfein and his peers are strangling genuine growth, turning a productive economy into a financialized one, and driving up already-unsustainable levels of inequality.

Financial crisis – Rinse and repeat?

Is the stock market about to totally crash?

Trump’s financial arsonists

The next financial crisis -- not if, but when.

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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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.