Wall Street

Julia Conley, staff writer
As 2020 came to a close, the bottom 50% of earners controlled just 2% of U.S. wealth.
Julia Conley, staff writer
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stands in lower Manhattan on November 24, 2020 in New York City. As investor's fear of an election crisis eases, the DowJones Industrial Average passed the 30,000 milestone for the first time on Tuesday morning. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
"Year in and year out, this torrent of money gives Wall Street an outsized role...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Dozens of New York residents with the organization Rise and Resist, as well as co-sponsor Rainforest Action Network, demanded an end to JPMorgan Chase's financing of the climate emergency during a demonstration at the bank's new headquarters in central Manhattan on November 20, 2019. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"It's time that the U.S. government take the reins back from Wall Street so we...


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.