Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: Goldman Sachs

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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Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...