Wall Street

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A porcupine caribou in northern Alaska. (Photo: G. MacRae/Flickr cc)
"Despite risks to the climate, Indigenous rights, and their own bottom line, Bank of America is the only big U.S. bank that hasn't ruled out funding for drilling in the Arctic Refuge," noted the Sierra Club.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
People celebrate on Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House in Washington, D.C. on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election
"Why would we want a return to normalcy? We need a vision for the future, not a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
banner reads: fossil fuels=history
"It no longer makes business sense for banks to back polluting projects, and...


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.