Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Wall Street

Wall Street bonuses soar by 20%, nearly 5 times the increase...

Due to Washington inaction, millions of essential workers continue to earn poverty wages, while the reckless bonus culture is alive and well on Wall Street.

‘Jaw-dropping’: Wall Street bonuses have soared 1,743% since 1985

A new analysis finds that if the federal minimum wage had increased at the same rate, it would currently be $61.75 an hour.

Khanna-Warren bill would ban Wall Street profiteering on water scarcity

"Water must be managed as a public resource, not a corporate profit center."

Disaster capitalism ‘hits new heights’ as Wall Street profiteers cash in...

“Seems a lot easier and cheaper to make an emergency fund permanent rather than pay private lender fees.”

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop...

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."

New bill to prevent Wall Street from continuing to finance fossil...

“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”

Study: Financial markets ignore environmental damage

Credit-rating agencies say they can discipline companies that behave badly, and they have in some cases, but research reveals negligible progress.

Forget the badgering of hack politicians. Consumer boycotts & eco-smart investing...

Imagine the convergence when boycotts and selective stock investments boost targeted street actions

Wall Street’s $3 billion political investment is a bargain

The For the People Act would loosen the financial industry’s grip over our political system.

Wall Street’s $3 billion political investment is a bargain

The For the People Act would loosen the financial industry’s grip over our political system.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.