Category Archives: Wall Street

Obama’s Failings

Democrats can’t win until they recognize how bad Obama’s financial policies were By Matt Stoller/ Washington Post/ January 12, 2017 During his final news conference of 2016, in mid-December, President Obama criticized Democratic efforts during the election. “Where Democrats are characterized as … Continue reading

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Carlin: Here Are Your Owners

Always worth another look…..

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A Drop in the Bucket

Citigroup: The Original Gangsta By Robert Scheer/ Truthdig/ July 14, 2014 Barack Obama’s Justice Department on Monday announced that Citigroup would pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with the seamy financial products … Continue reading

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Ready to Burst?

Zombie Economy – Living Bubble By Chris Kanthan/ Nation of Change/ December 4, 2013 Imagine the reaction you would get if you walked into an off-the-hook fraternity party and shouted, “Stop this party! There are too many drunk people and … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEMS GO MUCH DEEPER

The Real Crisis Is Not The Government Shutdown By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ October 2, 2013 The inability of the media and politicians to focus on the real issues never ceases to amaze. The real crisis is not the “debt … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers vs Social Security

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Not Much to Celebrate on Labor Day

A quickie Robert Reich lecture (less than 3 minutes) on the problems of and solutions for American workers…..

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“Helpless Before the Corporate Onslaught”

RISE UP OR DIE By Chris Hedges/ OpEdNews/ May 20, 2013   We stand helpless before the corporate onslaught. There is no way to vote against corporate power. Citizens have no way to bring about the prosecution of Wall Street … Continue reading

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AND THE POOR GET POORER

Some Filthy Facts About the Rich By Paul Buchheit/ Nation of Change/ August 26, 2013 First of all, who are they? Mostly the 1%. But the top 2-5% have also done quite well, increasing their inflation-adjusted wealth by 75 percent from 1983 … Continue reading

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TPP–MUCH WORSE THAN EVEN NAFTA

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is not about free trade. It’s a corporate coup d’etat–against us! Both Bush & Obama have kept negotiations secret about this nuclearized NAFTA By Jim Hightower/ Hightower Lowdown/August, 2013 In 2002, it was reported that British Prime Minister … Continue reading

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