Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: Wall Street

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.

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.”

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.