Wall Street

Jon Queally, staff writer
The top one percent of the wealthiest people on the planet own nearly fifty percent of the world's assets while the bottom fifty percent of the global population combined own less than one percent of the world's wealth. "These figures give more evidence that inequality is extreme and growing, and that economic recovery following the financial...
Jake Bernstein
Protesters march for financial reform in front of Goldman Sachs on November 16th, 2009. (Photo: SEIU/flickr/cc)
Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the...
Common Dreams staff
Just hours after roughly 400,000 packed the streets of New York City for the...