Corporate Power

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Legislators and advocates are increasingly urging the breaking up of tech titans like Facebook and Google. (Image: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
"If these firms are so powerful that they can be the primary gatekeepers between a president and the public, then they have outgrown democratic control."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon speaks at the Fortune Global Forum.
"The banks and corporations that have annihilated our social fabric, toppled...
Jon Queally, staff writer
US President Donald Trump stands on stage with billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson ahead of his address to the Israeli American Council National Summit 2019 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida on December 7, 2019. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)
"Will there be any accountability for these recent billionaire enablers of...


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.

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