Tuesday, June 18, 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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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

Climate crisis and the 2020 elections

The Democrats must not repeat the mistakes that they made in 2016!

Charles Koch ramps up higher ed funding to fuel ‘talent pipeline’

"Charles Koch is doubling down on the multi-million dollar money dumps that buy him real control over professors."

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