Tag: Wall Street
"Underwriting is a huge missing piece of net-zero transition plans, allowing big U.S. banks to continue to help fossil fuel companies raise billions of dollars with limited scrutiny," said one campaigner.
Being a well-paid CEO means something very different today than it did fifty years ago.
Since 2008, growth in the average Wall Street bonus has far outstripped wage growth for ordinary U.S. workers.
"The PSR-driven carriers, driven to cut costs and crew time by any means necessary, cut corners and leave crews and the public at risk."
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.
A new analysis finds that if the federal minimum wage had increased at the same rate, it would currently be $61.75 an hour.
"Water must be managed as a public resource, not a corporate profit center."
“Seems a lot easier and cheaper to make an emergency fund permanent rather than pay private lender fees.”
"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."
“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”