Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: Wall Street

Analysis details how Wall Street underwriting quietly funnels billions into fossil...

"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.

Imagine a world where CEOs get paid $3 million a year

Being a well-paid CEO means something very different today than it did fifty years ago.

Wall Street bonuses decline but still dwarf worker pay increases since...

Since 2008, growth in the average Wall Street bonus has far outstripped wage growth for ordinary U.S. workers.

Rail workers blame fiery train crash in Ohio on Wall Street...

"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."

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.”

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.