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Bailout


A Global People’s Bailout for the Coming Crash

When the global financial crisis resurfaces, we the people will have to fill the vacuum in political leadership. It will call for a monumental mobilisation of citizens from below, focused on a single and unifying demand for a people’s bailout across the world

Adam Parsons ·



Deregulation of Wall Street Is Plain and Simple Corruption

Tens year after the financial crash, and in the two years since Trump took power, here's how Wall Street banks cashed in on their political spending and lobbying efforts

Lisa Gilbert ·


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

Matt Taibbi ·


Thanks to Obama Bailouts and Trump Tax Cuts, Five Largest US Banks Have Raked in $583 Billion Since 2008 Crash

"With no jail time for executives and half a trillion in post-crisis profits, the big banks have made out like bandits during the post-crash period."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


We Need Public Ownership of Banks to Stop the Next Financial Crisis

The future of banking is far too important to be left to the bankers

Thomas Hanna ·


Trump’s Farmer "Bailout," Explained

And what we really need to do to get agriculture back on track

Patty Lovera ·


Trump Taxpayer-Funded Coal and Nuclear Bailout Decried as 'Breathtaking Abuse of Authority'

Critics called the plan an "outrageous ploy" by Trump "to help his rich friends" at the expense of Americans' pocketbooks and the environment

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Paving Way for Next Taxpayer-Funded Wall Street Bailout, Trump Fed Unveils Plan to Gut Volcker Rule

"Just ten years after the financial crisis, Congress and the federal regulators have once again become Wall Street's enthusiastic partners in deregulation, putting the rest of us at risk for the sake of still greater industry profits."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Trump Has Plenty of Accomplices in His Reckless Energy Policies

The nation’s entrenched fossil-nuclear corporate elites are more focused on propping up the industries of the past than embracing the technologies of the future.

Harvey Wasserman ·