Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: Wall Street

Progressive legislation would tax Wall Street to pay for free college...

"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."

Reign in the ‘recklessness of Wall Street:’ Bernie Sanders and Barbara...

"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."

As 2020 Democrats cozy up to Wall Street donors, Warren and...

Many 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have reportedly been spending a significant chunk of their time on the trail cozying up to Wall Street executives and raking in checks at big-dollar events across the nation.

These 2020 candidates are the darlings of Wall Street. The numbers...

Even as these candidates vocally reject corporate America, their latest fundraising reports show corporate America hasn't rejected them.

Individuals working for Wall Street, private equity and Big Pharma love...

Booker has sworn off corporate PAC contributions, but his biggest donors work in fields whose interests run counter to progressive priorities.

A ‘buyback’ for our future?

“Corporate profits should be shared with the workers who actually create them.”

With help of Democrats, regulators move to gut ‘last line of...

"We are barely a decade from the greatest fiasco of financial over-leveraging in history, and we are already unlearning its most obvious lessons."

‘Total embarrassment:’ WaPo rebuked for failed fact-check of Sanders on trillion-dollar...

"The piece portends to be an exercise in empirical rigor and mathematical precision. But he's really just playing games with semantics and definitions. And people who understand the issues he 'fact-checks' can see it."

‘It can’t be Warren and it can’t be Sanders:’ Wall Street...

"The best indication of who you should vote for in the Democratic primary if you actually want progressive policy is who Wall Street doesn't like, which essentially means Bernie or Warren."

Applause as AOC, Porter, Pressley, and Tlaib head to House Financial...

"Now our movement has a voice to take on the greed and recklessness on Wall Street."

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Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

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Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...