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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.

Ding-Dong! Goldman Sachs Just Ate Denmark For Breakfast

A battle has been lost for democracy and accountability, while the pockets of the rich and powerful have grown further.

Who Says Crime Doesn’t Pay?

One more reason Wall Street bankers privately wink and grin at these seemingly huge punishments is that even paying the full $5 billion would only be relatively painful.

Crime Can Pay if It’s Big Enough

For banksters like Goldman Sachs, federal criminal settlements are just a cost of doing business.

Wall Street’s Fraud of the Week Club

“Despite the evidence, many people still see these banks and the people who run them as respectable corporate citizens. In the words of that unnamed Goldman Sachs executive: If they only knew.”

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In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937% while worker wages...

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world. 

Body cam video shows cop shoot tail-wagging dogs

The Minneapolis police say that officers will now receive additional training for encountering dogs on possible burglary calls.

Don’t trust business with education

Greasy politicians use education funds to enrich corporations – and themselves.

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

Baltimore cop suspended for planting evidence on video

Within the past six years, the city of Baltimore has paid more than $13 million to settle lawsuits alleging police misconduct.

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