Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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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Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.