Friday, June 25, 2021

Tag: Goldman Sachs

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.”

Hillary Clinton Refuses to Say If She Will Release Copies of...

“Two weeks ago, Clinton laughed when The Intercept’s Lee Fang asked Clinton if she would release the transcripts of her paid speeches.”

Wall Street CEO Calls Bernie Sanders ‘Dangerous’

The CEO of Goldman Sachs says that not only is Bernie Sanders a "liability" but that his campaign has "the potential to be a dangerous moment."

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3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”