Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tag: Wall Street

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.

Wall Street wins—again

A relief package for whom?

The future of Exxon and the Permian’s flaring crisis

Chevron has already admitted that it might cut spending in response to the sudden Saudi-Russia price war. Exxon too might soon have to slam on the brakes.

Sanders says Trump clemency for ‘Wall Street crooks’ and ‘corrupt’ officials...

"This is what a broken and racist criminal justice system looks like."

Wall Street donor influence shows unprecedented growth 10 years after Citizens...

After a candidate is elected, mega-donors look to influence public policy, which occurs fairly regularly in politics

“Stop the money pipeline”: 150 arrested at protests exposing wall street’s...

“Let us remember that we are not the criminals. The criminals are the people who are letting this world burn for money.”

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Welcome to the world’s new pollution problem.

Total number of black Americans killed by the US police. Why Joe Biden may...

In clear words, he could be considered as a threat to minority voters.

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.

Vietnam veterans descended on the Capitol 50 years ago this week—not to impede democracy...

Bigger than the Jan. 6 insurrection, the 1971 antiwar mobilization known as Operation Dewey Canyon III altered the course of the war and uplifted the nation.