Wall Street Is Cool With Hillary Clinton Pretending To Be A Populist

By: Friday April 17, 2015 11:00 am

good lord it never stops pic.twitter.com/LK0E4sDqVq — Zaid Jilani (@ZaidJilani) April 16, 2015 At this stage of the game you have to be exceedingly dim or incredibly delusional to think that Hillary Clinton is a progressive. Her record of supporting cuts to programs helping children in poverty, voting for reckless wars overseas, applauding domestic surveillance, [...]

 

Ben Bernanke Joins Hedge Fund Specializing In Derivatives

By: Thursday April 16, 2015 9:00 am

Ben Bernanke arguing before the financial crisis that there was no problem in the housing market. Time to ring the cash register. Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is set to begin working for the hedge fund Citadel Investment Group as a senior adviser. Bernanke will meet with potential investors and work with traders [...]

Dodd-Frank: Wall Street Won The Lobbying War

By: Friday April 10, 2015 11:00 am

Lobbying helped ensure practices the Dodd-Frank law was meant to stop would remain http://t.co/v4GHlu9Fwr pic.twitter.com/I230R2HsxA — Lindsey Rogers Cook (@Lindzcook) April 10, 2015 Though you may hear Wall Street’s puppets in Washington howl about how terrible Dodd-Frank is, the reality is the banksters ultimately won in the struggle to rein them in according to a report [...]

Larry Summers Upset As China Moves Against World Bank Hegemony

By: Monday April 6, 2015 11:00 am

Israel applies to join China-backed AIIB investment bank: http://t.co/DcNOs0ZfYU pic.twitter.com/bKtCUGcMoC — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) April 1, 2015 A major shift in global power has been slowly developing over the past 18 months and is now coming to fruition as China puts the finishing touches on the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The AIIB is [...]

How The Flood Wall Street Trial Changed The Game Of Policing

By: Saturday March 28, 2015 4:30 pm

“By ordering protesters to leave the entire Wall Street area, police violated protesters’ First Amendment right to carry their message directly to its intended recipients: the Wall Street bankers who bankroll climate change,” Judge Mandelbaum said in his decision. By Shawn Carrie It was an unwinnable case. The motley pack of defendants making up the [...]

Wall Street Firms Threatens Democratic Party After Call To Break Them Up

By: Friday March 27, 2015 11:00 am

#WallSt banks trying to intimidate elected officials. The public knows how dangerous they are: http://t.co/eUAPZnUgIG pic.twitter.com/AYcA5stIrb — Better Markets (@Bettermarkets) March 27, 2015 The Too Big To Fail banks are none too pleased with Senator Elizabeth Warren’s call to break them up so they no longer pose a systemic risk to the financial system and [...]

Fmr. Governor O’Malley Says Dodd-Frank Did Not Go Far Enough, Weighing Presidential Run

By: Monday March 23, 2015 9:00 am

Martin O’Malley is starting to sound like liberal darling Elizabeth Warren http://t.co/IP0KzaxhWD — Post Local (@postlocal) March 23, 2015 Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley recently wrote an op-ed endorsing further regulation of Wall Street to prevent another financial crisis. Just as noteworthy as the sentiment of the article is where it was published, the Des [...]

Petition: Tell DOJ To Bring Charges Against Wall Street Before Statute Of Limitations Is Up

By: Thursday March 19, 2015 11:00 am

The time has come to put Wall Street banksters in jail.http://t.co/wYbNS8jcaC — JPMadoff (@JPMadoff) March 14, 2015 Time is running out to criminally charge the Wall Street firms who caused the 2008 financial crisis. 2015 is the last bite at the apple due to the statute of limitations on criminal fraud being up. In February [...]

Wall Street Pay Rockets Back To Pre-Crisis Levels

By: Friday March 13, 2015 9:00 am

Wall Street's 2014 bonuses doubled combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at federal minimum wage http://t.co/ulTyR0cAcg — Too Much (@Too_Much_Online) March 11, 2015 While the American middle class is all but dead thanks in part the the 2008 financial crisis and stagnant wages, the banksters are living it up. According to a report [...]

Former Columnist Alleges Daily Telegraph Folded For HSBC

By: Wednesday February 18, 2015 11:00 am

Peter Oborne, formerly a columnist for the Daily Telegraph, claims that while he worked at the Telegraph the London newspaper killed and ignored stories that could do damage to megabank HSBC’s reputation and business. Oborne made the allegations in a piece announcing his resignation from the Telegraph which was posted on Open Democracy, a digital [...]

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