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Just a few days plus a year after approximately 100 supporters of the former Occupy Wall Street (“OWS”) working group, the now-autonomous Occupy the SEC (“OSEC”), peacefully [http://www....
by bobswern
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 01:06 AM PST with 237 Recommends
Thank you for the tips and rec's. If we don't run with some good news, who will? SUGGESTED ACTION ITEM: Call your local FBI office just to say THANK YOU! for going after the Insider Traders. Here'
by War on Error
Comment Count 173 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 11:33 PM PST with 233 Recommends
SEC's new rule could make some of this go away by forcing more transparency in the oil and mining industries. After a two-year delay and fierce opposition by some industry groups, the Securities ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 09:32 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
UPDATE: MoveOn.org has released a petition pushing President Obama to end Too Big To Jail. Please sign: http://signon.org/sign/action%2Dtell%2Dobama%2Dto?source=mo&id=63933-9509482-c5xY1Vx ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 02:04 PM PST with 38 Recommends
Bernie is demanding " immediate action " from the Gary Gensler, the chairman of the CFCT, to strictly control the impact of speculators on the Oil Futures Market -- as the Law required him to do -- ...
by jamess
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 02:25 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Someone must have been very good this year. Wall Street’s biggest banks, rebounding after a government bailout, are set to complete their best two years in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Dec 25, 2010 at 11:07 AM PST with 28 Recommends
While you were reading about the NSA today (and the NSA, of course, was reading along with you), the House of Representatives passed several pieces of legislation with bipartisan majorities. The ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 06:29 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Below are a few items, - classified as Under-Reported News - which has resulted from recently passed legislation. There are, no doubt, measures that could have or should have ...
by RhodaA
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Sep 01, 2010 at 08:06 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
That was as recently as last May. Oil Speculators have a LOT to say about what a gallon of gasoline ends up really costing us at the pump, above and beyond the actual economics of "supply and ...
by jamess
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Mar 10, 2012 at 03:17 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Gasoline is at $4+ a gallon nationally. Supply is high. Demand is decreasing. So, in a free market, where supply and demand are supposed to be the yin and yang of price control, how does it happen ...
by Brian Ross
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 10:19 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I was wondered what ever happen with the Wall Street "insiders" who were pivotal players in the Scam of the Century -- what their "punishment" was, for all those "AAA" rating on Credit Default ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Dec 10, 2010 at 09:03 AM PST with 21 Recommends
In one corner, advocating for the all-knowing wisdom of the markets to give the people what they need -- are the Wall Street boosters ... The Energy Report - Trend Change by Phil Flynn, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 11, 2012 at 05:15 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
There is a new report out this morning once again reminding us of the greatest disappointment progressives have in the Obama administration: the lack of toughness in regards to Wall Street. The ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 09:38 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
What is it about Banking and a change of work shifts -- that makes the caterers all take on an uncharacteristic Candor?
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 07:22 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Sounds like Senator Al Franken (D. MN) and SEC Chairman Mary Jo White are off to a rocky start: http://blogs.marketwatch.com/election/2013/04/08/sen-franken-pushes-sec-on-credit-rater-conflicts/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Progressive organizations based in DC have historically focused most of their attention and political muscle on fighting legislative fights, getting Congress and the President to get new ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 06:31 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Corporate boards justify the lavish salary and benefits they bestow upon their CEOs by saying the compensation reflects the job market. You want strong profits? You have to pay for it. Well, it ...
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 05:12 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Yesterday Mitch McConnell was whining that President Obama should do something about Gas Prices ... McConnell: Buffett Rule Won’t Create Jobs or Lower Gas Prices by Phillip M. Bailey, wfpl.org --
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 08:14 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Congressional Republicans live in a different world than the rest of us. The web site of the House banking committee is all about repealing the Frank-Dodd Bill. It is as though these people ...
by Big Chuck
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 05:18 PM PDT with 4 Recommends