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The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) is the world's second largest bank. However, when it comes to corruption it is second to none.
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 01:48 PM PST with 57 Recommends
Oh, I am not talking about poor peoples crimes, for that there is more than adequate punishment and in some countries it results in a for profit penal system and slave labor. I am talking about rich ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 12:06 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Many folks around the country are just discovering the new Democratic Presidential Candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont). They are learning Sanders has been on an incredibly bold ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 78 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 04:44 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 02:14 PM PST with 21 Recommends
As 2014 comes to a close, the American economy is finally starting ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Dec 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST with 119 Recommends
Workers at Walmart were using the Black Friday shopping rush to elevate their demands to receive a living wage from the nation’s largest employer and retailer. Among the protesters are 12 ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 10:30 AM PST with 115 Recommends
It's been years now that Boehner has been broadcasting his Cover your ass Story about having a whole slew of Jobs Bills just waiting that have been stalled in the senate by Dems. My mistake is ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 01:11 AM PST with 38 Recommends
..yes amnesty; one of the more powerful words that to a corrupt party, its control, meaning and its use remains so valuable to the GOP. Stop the Con: Don't vote republican So here's the thing ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 04:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
After months of their much-hyped but still unproven charges of partisan skullduggery at the Internal Revenue Service, House Republicans this week took an axe to the IRS budget . ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 62 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Newsweek, which was presumed dead and buried over a year ago after British media mogul, Tina Brown, failed to find a way to make it viable, has risen again like a zombie. It’s specialty now is ...
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 12:57 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Big news from The New York Times : Credit Suisse is about to do what no other huge bank has done in over two decades: plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing. In a sign that global banking giants are ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 03:32 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Caterpillar, the “world’s largest maker of construction and mining equipment,” avoided $2.4 billion in US corporate taxes by diverting $8 billion in profit through a Swiss affiliate. (
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 06:28 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Bundy Ranch controversy has now divided Nevada's two United States senators . While Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) referred to Bundy's armed supporters as "domestic terrorists," ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 124 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 04:16 PM PDT with 239 Recommends
If you refuse to pay $1 million in federal taxes over two decades, you should expect to go to prison. If you ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 11:36 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
It's been a rough, disturbing, eleven days for the people of Charleston, West Virginia, a city already hurting before the chemical spill that devastated their local economy and caused 300,000 ...
by dharmafarmer
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 04:20 PM PST with 129 Recommends
CHARLESTON, W.Va . -- Freedom Industries, the company that fouled thousands of West Virginians' water with a chemical leak last week, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today.
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 229 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 11:16 AM PST with 422 Recommends
Well, here's a rather stilted definition of Populism, that probably keeps the Wealthy rotating their Tax Havens, at each Quarter's end ... Populism Definition: (from BusinessDictionary.com ) ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 06:20 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Since its inception, liberals have supported Apple, Inc. loyally. But, the company has been a bad actor for many years without losing any of its standing. From worker exploitation to tax evasion, ...
by dmegivern
Comment Count 194 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 09:49 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
For months, Republicans have been waging a new war on the IRS . Echoing their successful gutting of the Internal Revenue Service back in the 1990s, GOP leaders have been ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 12:11 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
From Mitt Romney sending his money on holiday to the Caribbean to other American one-percenters sending their money on ski trips in Switzerland, our US government -- and, correspondingly, pool of ...
by james321
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 11:52 AM PDT with 2 Recommends