Wall Street

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The final draft of the Democratic Party's 2016 platform, released Friday, calls for an end to the death penalty, a $15 minimum wage , the establishment of a postal banking system, broad marijuana law reform , and elimination of tax breaks for Big Oil—all victories for Bernie Sanders and his supporters—but fails to include key concessions on trade...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Puerto Rico's finances are poised to be controlled by what critics dub "a...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"The best defense against big money is people," said Zephyr Teachout, who is set to face an onslaught of Wall Street cash in the upcoming Congressional election. (Photo: Digital Media/cc/flickr)
Bold progressive and "anti-corruption crusader" Zephyr Teachout sailed to...

Further

For those puzzled by the rancor and mistrust so many feel for Hillary Clinton, a lucid Matt Taibbi looks at Clinton's $675,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs to reveal they're about not just money but allegiance. Turns out Clinton declared that "banker-bashing (was) foolish," it takes a village to get out of a financial crisis (in fact caused by a few greedy oligarchs), and public anger is something "we" - oligarchs and Clintons - need to wait out.