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Workers have been abused by many facets of today’s American capitalism. (Photo: Reuters) Views
At Last, Legislation to Stop Private Equity Abuses
The bill to break the back of the worst thieves on Wall Street is sponsored by—no surprise—Elizabeth Warren
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Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to stop ‘looting’ of U.S. companies. (Photo: Pete Marovich/Getty Images) Views
Elizabeth Warren Means Business: A Letter in Support of the 'Stop Wall Street Looting Act of 2019'
"This bill addresses serious problems with the private equity business model, without getting in the way of firms that actually do produce allocative or operational efficiencies that strengthen the U.S. economy."
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The real problem with our existing currencies and financial arrangements, which serve as a means of payment as well as a store of value, is the lack of competition among and regulation of the companies that control transactions.(Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images) Views
Thumbs Down to Facebook’s Cryptocurrency
Only a fool would trust Facebook with his or her financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point: with so much personal data on some 2.4 billion monthly active users, who knows better than Facebook just how many suckers are born every minute?
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How NYT Reporter Sydney Ember Uses Corporate Sources to Attack Bernie Sanders
Ember is supposed to write reported articles, not op-eds, but she consistently paints a negative picture of Sanders temperament, history, policies and/or political prospects
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With plenty of Democratic members of Congress with terrible voting records, a grassroots primary campaign can put a scare into those who pay more attention to big donors than consituents and voters. (Photo: Gordon_Frets/flickr/cc) Views
Meet the 'Bad Blues': House Democrats Who Deserve to Be Primaried by Progressives
A detailed look at a few members of Congress whose time serving corporate interests over people should soon be over
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Rep. Katie Porter has made a name off her prosecutorial questions to Wall Street CEOs and lax regulators alike.(Photo: CSPAN) Views
Wall Street Money Buys Silence on Big Bank Abuses
The financial industry used $2 billion in political spending during the last election cycle to head off meaningful change and preserve its ability to rip off consumers
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In contrast to the Wall Street lobbyists, advocates for the working poor have been ignored by the majority of U.S. lawmakers in their calls for a raise in the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. (Photo: David Ohmer/flickr/cc) Views
How Wall Street Drives Gender and Race Pay Gaps
The total 2018 Wall Street bonus pool was $27.5 billion—more than 3 times the combined annual earnings of all U.S. full-time minimum wage workers
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With Help of Democrats, Regulators Move to Gut 'Last Line of Defense' Against Wall Street Gambling
"We can expect Too Big to Fail banks to get riskier and have less of a cushion to guard taxpayers from bailouts," said Rep. Katie Porter
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Gillibrand Defends Voting Record Following Report NY Senator Feeling Out Wall Street Support for 2020 Run
"The Democratic Party," writes one critic, "needs a clean break from corporate money and influence if it's ever going to govern well, win back the trust of voters, or truly represent the working class."
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Mnuchin’s special blend of incompetence and ill intent leaves the field wide open for rampant Wall Street deregulation. (Photo: Wikipedia/cc) Views
Steve Mnuchin’s Path of Destruction Leads From Wall Street to Trump’s Treasury
There’s a reason he’s been called “ the Forrest Gump of the financial crisis.”
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