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‘If Wall Street Really Believed in Defending Our Democracy,’ Says Sanders, It Would End Political Donations… Forever

Written by on January 13, 2021 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
‘If Wall Street Really Believed in Defending Our Democracy,’ Says Sanders, It Would End Political Donations… Forever

Sen. Bernie Sanders sent a message late Monday to the Wall Street banks that are temporarily pausing their financial contributions to political campaigns amid public outrage over the role Republican lawmakers played in inciting the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol last week #democracy

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

Written 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

Written 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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‘Stunning Rebuke to Predatory Wall Street Megabanks’ as California Gov. Signs Law Allowing Creation of Public Banks

Written by on October 4, 2019 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
‘Stunning Rebuke to Predatory Wall Street Megabanks’ as California Gov. Signs Law Allowing Creation of Public Banks

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law historic legislation that would allow the state’s cities and counties to establish public banks as an alternative to private financial institutions, a move advocates hailed as a “stunning rebuke to the predatory Wall Street megabanks that crashed the global economy in 2007-08.” #privatebanks

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‘Strongest Recession Signal Yet’: Alarm Bells Sound as Key Indicator That Predicted Last Wall Street Crash Goes Negative

Written by on August 15, 2019 in Economy with 0 Comments
‘Strongest Recession Signal Yet’: Alarm Bells Sound as Key Indicator That Predicted Last Wall Street Crash Goes Negative

Warning signs that the U.S. economy could be barreling toward a recession quickly became alarmed bells Wednesday after the Treasury bond yield curve—a key indicator that has preceded every major downturn over the past five decades—inverted for the first time since the Wall Street crash of 2007. #recession

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America’s Real Divide Isn’t Left vs. Right. It’s Democracy vs. Oligarchy

Written by on July 10, 2019 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
America’s Real Divide Isn’t Left vs. Right. It’s Democracy vs. Oligarchy

In reality, the biggest divide in America today runs between oligarchy and democracy. When oligarchs fill the coffers of political candidates, they neuter democracy. #wealthinequality #governmentcorruption

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Warren Unveils Plan to Restructure Puerto Rico Debt

Warren Unveils Plan to Restructure Puerto Rico Debt

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan Thursday to restructure Puerto Rico’s debt, as the U.S. territory struggles to rebuild its economy.Under her proposal, territories like Puerto Rico would be allowed to “terminate” their debt under certain criteria like a natural disaster, major population loss, or if they are “staggering under overwhelming debt.”

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Stock Market Highs Make Strong Case For Precious Metal Buys

Written by on February 2, 2017 in Economy with 0 Comments
Stock Market Highs Make Strong Case For Precious Metal Buys

In any major bull market for precious metals, the more volatile metal – silver – can be expected to post the bigger returns. Silver, being both a precious metal and an industrial metal, may also be well suited to benefit from Donald Trump’s pro-industrial policies. Silver is essential in many areas of manufacturing, especially electronic and high-tech products. Silver is also one of the world’s most enduring forms of money. Along with gold, silver stands as a “hard” alternative to depreciating fiat currencies and bubbly financial assets.

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This Video by Abby Martin Could Bring Down Hillary Clinton’s Campaign (MUST SEE & SHARE)

Written by on April 22, 2016 in Government, Politics with 5 Comments
This Video by Abby Martin Could Bring Down Hillary Clinton’s Campaign (MUST SEE & SHARE)

Digging deep into Hillary’s connections to Wall Street, Big Pharma and Big Oil, Abby Martin reveals how the Clinton’s multi-million-dollar political machine is funded and operates.

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The Panama Papers: ‘Biggest Leak in History’ Exposes Global Web of Corruption

Written by on April 4, 2016 in Corruption, Government with 14 Comments
The Panama Papers: ‘Biggest Leak in History’ Exposes Global Web of Corruption

An anonymous source, an enormous cache of leaked documents, and a year-long investigative effort by around 400 journalists from more than 100 media organizations in over 80 countries have yielded the Panama Papers, an unprecedented look at how the world’s rich and powerful, from political leaders to celebrities to criminals, use tax havens to hide their wealth.

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Here Are the Real Terrorists We Should All Be Worrying About

Written by on January 12, 2016 in Corruption, Government with 12 Comments
Here Are the Real Terrorists We Should All Be Worrying About

The unique brand of .01% terror: making a game of tax avoidance while 2,500,000 children experience homelessness.

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What Really Happened to the Economy In 2015, And What Is Coming In 2016…

Written by on January 5, 2016 in Economy with 26 Comments
What Really Happened to the Economy In 2015, And What Is Coming In 2016…

Financial markets all over the planet crashed, trillions of dollars of global wealth was wiped out, and some of the largest economies in the world plunged into recession during the last six months of 2015. There is a fear thing might get even more dire in 2016, the author weighs in.

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At Stake in 2016 Election: We Must End the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and Power

Written by on January 4, 2016 in Government, Politics with 2 Comments
At Stake in 2016 Election: We Must End the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and Power

America has succumbed to an endless loop in which incredible affluence deciphers into political influence and power, which creates significantly more riches, and considerably more influence and power. The author thinks this vicious cycle must end in the 2016 election, here’s why.

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Wall Street’s Threat to the American Middle Class (and What Must Be Done to Stop It)

Posted by on January 27, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
Wall Street’s Threat to the American Middle Class (and What Must Be Done to Stop It)

Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class can’t be saved unless Wall Street is tamed. The Street’s excesses pose a continuing danger to average Americans. And its ongoing use of confidential corporate information is defrauding millions of middle-class investors. Yet most presidential aspirants don’t want to talk about taming the Street because Wall Street is one of their largest sources of campaign money.

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