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If you want to know why the Wall Street elite and the bankers who robbed us blind are laughing all the way to their mansions , it's because the joke is on YOU. On every American. Because after they ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 11:30 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Yesterday, I joined the California Reinvestment Coalition, ACCE (formerly California ACORN) and other consumer advocates to deliver 15,000+ petition signatures to the Federal Reserve office in ...
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 10:57 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Housing advocates protest OneWest Bank's appalling record on foreclosures.
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 10:44 AM PST with 46 Recommends
Interesting article in Politico today on how Elizabeth Warren ended Obama’s nomination of rich Wall Street banker Antonio Weiss to be Under Secretary for Domestic Finance. Warren led the effort ...
by MannyGoldstein
Comment Count 278 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 05:59 PM PST with 475 Recommends
The vote last week to continue to dismantle key parts of the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation was deeply disappointing and exceptionally foolish. In 2008, the world's financial system came ...
by Gov Howard Dean MD
Comment Count 81 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2015 at 04:14 PM PST with 234 Recommends
Remember that ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 11:27 AM PST with 3 Recommends
For those here who kept asking why bankers were not jailed for manipulating LIBOR and other rates here is the answer: It was not illegal but soon will be. LONDON—Manipulating financial benchmarks,
by shrike
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 10:37 AM PST with 2 Recommends
We have all been brought up with the idea that we must pay our debts, that failure to pay back a debt is morally wrong. Since the 2008 financial crisis, banks have argued that writing down debt, ...
by Bill Day
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 12:58 PM PST with 14 Recommends
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by MattWuerker
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 02:50 PM PST with 67 Recommends
Straightforward.
by Tasini
Comment Count 228 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 04:28 PM PST with 372 Recommends
I must have some pent-up energy writing today...oh, well...probably a function of an active inbox today. But, if you live anywhere near Wall Street and heard massive screaming, garments being torn ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 105 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:39 AM PST with 242 Recommends
by claytoonz
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:01 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Remember when we were going to regulate "Too Big To Fail"? Communist ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 09:05 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Keep a close eye on what savings you have left. The financial honchos have plans for your money. Ellen Brown, who writes at The Web of Debt is the only blogger that I am aware of who writes about ...
by psychomax
Comment Count 374 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 03:27 PM PST with 299 Recommends
The American people must make a fundamental decision. Do we continue the 40-year decline of our middle class and the growing gap between the very rich and everyone else, or do we fight for a ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 179 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 08:07 AM PST with 408 Recommends
Well knock me over with a feather. Hoocoodanode that if you only slap the wrists of international bankers for money laundering for terrorist groups and drug cartels, that they might decide to ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 10:51 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Paul Mason, the economics editor of Channel Four, the UK's alternative public broadcaster, says what everyone else thinks.
by pwy
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 02:04 PM PST with 28 Recommends
After the stunning release on Net Neutrality I am waiting for the next Mohammed Ali move by the President which will prove we dfhers wrong about his close in work with Republicans, and their ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 05:14 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Have we heard this one before? Uh, huh. Will it mean any of the top bankers lose their jobs or, perish the thought, end up in jail? Well, I'd give a better chance the Waltons of Wal-Mart give away ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 05:37 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Hat Tip to Tristero over at Digby's place for links to these two videos about money. This isn't the whole story by any means, but when Paul Krugman talks about "Your debt is my income and ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 04:49 PM PDT with 6 Recommends