Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Wall Street

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."

States can break up big banks. Here’s how.

Big banks are unpopular in both red and blue states; breaking them up could attract support across party lines and prove a winning electoral strategy.

Free the free press from Wall Street plunderers

Rather, the demise of the real news reporting by our city and regional papers is a product of their profiteering owners.

Fracking in 2018: Another year of pretending to make money

Instead, the fracking industry has helped set new records for U.S. oil production while continuing to lose huge amounts of money – and that was before the recent crash in oil prices.

Wall Street, banks, and angry citizens

The inequality gap on a planet growing more extreme.

Your favorite charity has most of its money in Wall Street

About 93 percent of charitable foundation money is parked in Wall Street investments. But foundations are starting to make better choices.

One way to skip Wall Street and invest in your community

The reality is, wealth is usually only a small part of the package of other intergenerational advantages.

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Finally, Trumpers build their loyalty test ‘border wall’—only to keep out desperately needed voters

The party’s “rigged” addiction to sabotaging a legitimate election is itself “stealing” away its own leverage.

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.
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Video shows mentally ill man’s death in sheriff’s custody

“I don’t want any violence in my city. I want us to view this tape and I want us to learn what we don’t want happening here.”

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline violates Michigan order, continues operating

The Canadian pipeline company's defiance of the order is a dramatic development in a long-running showdown between it and Michigan.