Monday, October 26, 2020

Tag: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs: Benefits of ‘blue wave’ and $2.5 trillion stimulus outweigh...

“As right-wing hacks predict economic disaster if Biden wins, worth pointing out that private-sector analysts are remarkably bullish.”

Goldman Sachs becomes first major American bank to prohibit Arctic oil...

“Goldman Sachs is right to recognize that destroying the Arctic Refuge would be bad business. We hope other American banks will follow their lead.”

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.

Fools or knaves?

There are two kinds of liars. Fools lie because they don’t know the truth. Knaves lie because they intend to mislead. Trump is both.

Wall Street thieves find new ways to steal from us

The "new way" is the same old story of the rich robbing the rest of us.

The Mooch, the Donald, and the Goldmanization of government

By turning to Goldman Sachs to staff his administration, Trump has surrendered the nation’s economic policy to the Goldman agenda.

Goldman Sachs-backed firm invests big in shipping tar sands by train...

The tar sands have a larger carbon footprint than other oil products when accounting for the product's entire life cycle – making it bad news for the climate.

Trump’s Goldman Sachs vampire squid presidency

Headline after headline explains that Trump has hired “yet another” veteran of the firm.

Trump stands up for bad bankers

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

‘Populist’ Trump punks his fans

In Trump's economy, there will be winners and – as he would say – losers. Can you guess which the bankers will be?

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Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.
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Pandemic profiteering: Amazon caught price gouging as Jeff Bezos’s wealth soared to $200 billion

“They are looking to maximize profit during a pandemic.”

Universal mask-wearing would save nearly 130,000 lives by spring 2021, study finds

The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.