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'OK, Billionaire': Warren Campaign Shrugs Off Mega-Rich Investor Who Called 2020 Candidate 'Disgraceful'
"Some billionaires don't like my Two-Cent Wealth Tax? I'm shocked."
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To Tackle Greed of Wall Street 'Loan Sharks,' Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders Plan Would Cap Outrageous Credit Card Rates
"Today's loan sharks wear expensive suits and work on Wall Street, where they make hundreds of millions of dollars in total compensation by charging sky-high fees."
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Trump’s demagoguery inspired it. Fox News magnified it. (Photo: Fox News/Screengrab) Views
Hate Unbound
Make no mistake: This lineage of cause and effect begins with Trump and his Fox News propaganda machine
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This all came to mind several times during the confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh earlier this month - most notably during Lindsay Graham’s rant about the “hell” through which Kavanaugh had been put by Graham’s Democratic colleagues and the liberal media. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
You Have Nothing to Apologize For! The Defense of White Male Privilege
This declaration is rooted in arrogance and entitlement, not innocence. It means that no one has the right to take this virtually unlimited privilege from me
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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, September 16, 2008. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)  Views
Ten Years After the Crash, We’ve Learned Nothing
The great financial catastrophe of our times is still badly misunderstood, and led to grotesque consequences, including the election of Donald Trump
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No top bankers were ever 'held accountable for the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression… No one.'(Photo: Jens Schott Knudsen/Flickr/cc) Views
The Failure to Punish White-Collar Crime After the 2008 Financial Crisis Helped Produce President Donald Trump
Ten years later, Trump’s rise to power is a consequence of poor governance
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"While Lowenstein doesn't see any problem with our incredibly rich counterfeiters in the real world we have the problem that they are creating demand for goods and services with their consumption." (Photograph: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Views
The Washington Post Thinks It Is a New Idea to Tell People to Worry About Mobility and Not Inequality
I suppose in the Age of Trump it is appropriate that the Post has a business columnist determined to flaunt his ignorance
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Geithner's Grift, Paydays, and Democratic Drift
A recent poll showed that most Democrats want this year’s Congressional candidates to be "more like Bernie Sanders." Unfortunately, too many Democratic operatives would still rather be like Tim Geithner.
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Wall Street Views
For Captured Regulators, Repealing the Volcker Rule Is Child's Play
Americans have very little protection from the next disaster—and regulators are about to make the next disaster even more likely.
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"Is it the $175 million it paid in a settlement following accusations that the bank systematically overcharged black and Hispanic homeowners in mortgage services?" (Photo: People's Action) Views
An Ode to The Feeble Corporate Apology
Some of America's biggest capitalist entities are begging for forgiveness on TV – while barely acknowledging their sins.
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