Thursday, August 18, 2022

Tag: financial industry

Goldman Sachs becomes largest US bank to commit to net-zero greenhouse...

The bank now joins Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, and Citi in aligning its financing activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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.

Bank of America to eliminate free checking account program affecting low-income...

Bank of America, the second-largest bank by assets, will no longer be "the only brick-and-mortar bank that offered free checking accounts to their customers."

Will the Democratic Nominee for 2016 Take on the Moneyed Interests?

While it's evident that the Democratic nominee for President will campaign on reviving the American middle class, it's time the nation has a leader who can take on the moneyed interests responsible for the worst wealth inequality in modern American history.

Four Reasons Young Americans Should Burn Their Student Loan Papers

Protest against student loans is a good way to earn the first dividend in the proposed America Permanent Fund. Here are four reasons students should take up the fight against financial firms holding high-interest student loans.

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A military rich in dollars, poor in people

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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: Study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Biden signs sweeping climate bill: What the Inflation Reduction Act means for you and...

The package invests an estimated $437 billion in climate change prevention and energy security, as well as cost reductions for health insurance and prescription drugs.

80% of US voters across party lines support expanding Social Security

"While Democrats have a plan to protect and enhance Social Security, Republicans have shared their plans to privatize, cut, and even end this program!"