Wall Street

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The people of California just went up against the most powerful corporate lobby in the country—and won."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"It's not a principled stance for businesses to stand against the Saudi...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Wall Street continues to make campaign ads for Elizabeth Warren."


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.