Monday, August 2, 2021

Tag: Wall Street

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.

Ahead of Biden order on climate financial risk, coalition says Wall...

“Plans to make plans in no way matches the urgency of the climate crisis; we need action from regulators now to stop the money pipeline to climate chaos.”

If the minimum wage had increased as much as Wall Street...

The 2020 bonus pool for 182,100 securities industry employees could pay for more than 1 million jobs paying $15 per hour for a year.

The (revealing) short squeeze: Populism comes for Wall Street?

“We don’t have billionaires to bail us out when we mess up our portfolio risk and a position goes against us.”

Goldman Sachs: Benefits of ‘blue wave’ and $2.5 trillion stimulus outweigh...

“As right-wing hacks predict economic disaster if Biden wins, worth pointing out that private-sector analysts are remarkably bullish.”

Sanders slams Republican Senate for happily approving $740 billion for pentagon...

“Instead of more austerity for the working class of this country, we need to impose austerity on the billionaire class and on Wall Street.”

What Wall Street doesn’t want you to know about hospital emergency...

The furor over patients hit by surprise medical bills revealed that TeamHealth controls the billing for the doctors it supplies to hospital emergency rooms.

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

‘Gathering storm’: How ‘rogue’ companies are buying up North Sea oil and gas

As oil majors exit the North Sea, the region’s new players bring a track record of lobbying against climate policy, polluting the environment, and committing alleged labor violations.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.