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President-Elect Joe Biden Quietly Adds Goldman Sachs, Big Tech Officials to Transition

Posted by on December 16, 2020 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
President-Elect Joe Biden Quietly Adds Goldman Sachs, Big Tech Officials to Transition

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team in recent weeks has quietly brought aboard alumni of Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs, tech giants Google and Facebook, and notorious consulting firm McKinsey, heightening alarm among watchdog groups that have urged the incoming administration to steer clear of the corrupting influence of corporate America. #bidenharris

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‘This Is a Big Deal’: Goldman Sachs Rules Out Funding New Coal Projects, Arctic Oil Drilling

Posted by on December 17, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘This Is a Big Deal’: Goldman Sachs Rules Out Funding New Coal Projects, Arctic Oil Drilling

Goldman Sachs earned cautious praise from environmental advocacy groups Sunday after the bank announced it would not finance new Arctic oil drilling or exploration and ruled out funding new thermal coal mines and coal-fired power plant projects worldwide. #defundclimatechange

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Obama Jokes About the “End of the Republic” and Holding the Powerful Accountable is Fantasy

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Government, Politics with 24 Comments
Obama Jokes About the “End of the Republic” and Holding the Powerful Accountable is Fantasy

Obama was unusually candid about the country’s state of affairs — even if he articulated them in a comedic, albeit smug, way. “You all look great. The end of the republic has never looked better,” he said to laughs and applause.

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Just Who are the Top Shareholders of Monsanto?

Posted by on June 7, 2015 in Economy with 2 Comments
Just Who are the Top Shareholders of Monsanto?

People like to talk nasty about Hugh Grant, Monsanto’s CEO, and obviously a shareholder. The same goes for Bill Gates. He purportedly owns millions of shares of Monsanto stock as well. But who are the real owners of Monsanto? The answer might be shocking. The real owners of Monsanto stock are institutions, and people who hide behind those institutions, not individuals like Gates and Grant. According to multiple sources, five investment funds are the top shareholders in Monsanto, with the Vanguard Group, Inc. at the top.

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