Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: Goldman Sachs

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?

The Goldman Sachs effect

How a bank conquered Washington

Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

Our system of inverted totalitarianism has within it the seeds of an overt or classical fascism.

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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Trump administration’s attacks on science already surpass two Bush terms

Trump may have lauded the Apollo 11 mission, but his administration has launched more than 100 attacks on science.