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MAJOR UPDATE FROM TPM: It appears Sanders has won! Dodd and Sanders have modified the amendment a bit but it still will allow the GAO to audit the FED and do what Sanders and so many want. With Dodd ...
by pronin2
Comment Count 308 comments on Thu May 06, 2010 at 11:33 AM PDT with 579 Recommends
This is such a simple and obvious idea , I don't know why no one thought of it before. Sen. Maria Cantwell ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 211 comments on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 12:57 PM PST with 527 Recommends
On Thursday afternoon the AFL-CIO held a rally to protest the banking bailout and demand a peoples' bailout. There ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 246 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 01:31 PM PDT with 467 Recommends
Once again and out of the blue, a top AIG blogger (David Fiderer from HuffPo) contacted me and we entered into an email exchange over the past 18 hours. He's provided me with blanket permission to ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 295 comments on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 01:16 AM PST with 325 Recommends
And the question now is: how will Washington respond? The title may not make sense - how can scientists (computer scientists, in this case) prove that it's impossible to detect bad assets or ...
by barath
Comment Count 268 comments on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 05:59 AM PDT with 264 Recommends
In the comments to Kossack NBBooks' outstanding diary on Wednesday, entitled, "[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/3/10/844761/-Wall-Street-quietly-paying-billions-in-damages-+-Simon-Johnson-on-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 239 comments on Thu Mar 11, 2010 at 01:29 AM PST with 213 Recommends
Friends, DVD-Day for "Capitalism: A Love Story" has finally arrived for all you good folks who just couldn't figure out how to fit in a trip to the movie theater between your three part-time jobs --
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 261 comments on Tue Mar 09, 2010 at 04:40 AM PST with 155 Recommends
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not happy about ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 123 Recommends
This diary is going to have more questions than answers. If you're knowledgeable about federal tax law or regulation of public-private "authorities," please chime-in in the comments! Jake formerly ...
by lufthase
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:50 PM PDT with 95 Recommends
This is one of those posts where the primary purpose of it is to (hopefully) inform the reader and then generate discussion. In this instance, it’s about what went down at Netroots Nation on ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 238 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 03:05 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
When I wrote this essay a lot of people asked me, "What should we do about it?" It'
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 09:53 AM PST with 64 Recommends
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Wall Street got something to cheer about Thursday night—something other than the billions pillaged from our economy that cheer it every day—when the House voted ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 132 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 07:01 AM PST with 56 Recommends
One of our excellent Members of Congress, Senator Merkley, called out the hypocrisy of the GOP in the ...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 09:41 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
I work at the hedge fund end of Wall Street. I want to explain to people who do not work in finance the pros and cons of a taxpayer bailout for AIG because people need to understand exactly how and ...
by dharman
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2008 at 09:02 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Today, the Senate voted to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, which serves as a bailout guarantee for big businesses. Here's David Dayen on this bipartisan-approved corporate ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 12:30 PM PST with 48 Recommends
This morning, executives from Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs answered tough questions from Senators about conduct detailed in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s civil lawsuit. This ...
by Alexi Giannoulias
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 10:54 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
The four banks listed in the infographic below – CitiGroup, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo – have received nearly $93 billion in taxpayer funds ($92,849,517,353 to be exact) ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 08:52 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
Richard Trumka marching on Wall Street in 2010 (Mike Segar/Reuters) With the Securities and Exchange Commission launching an investigation into JPMorgan's accounting practices, AFL-CIO ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 78 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 11:29 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
Which side are you on? Join the virtual march on Wall Street if you cannot be there in person. If you’re not already on your way to New York City to join AFL-CIO President ...
by TomP
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 12:02 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Free market fundamentalists say the real problem with our financial sector is that they are over-regulated. If we just let the banks regulate themselves that we wouldn't have any problems. Rush ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 02:30 PM PDT with 42 Recommends