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It’s a Wonderful Life… For Bankers

Posted by on December 24, 2019 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
It’s a Wonderful Life… For Bankers

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren both understand the key economic lesson at the heart of the classic holiday film. #banksters

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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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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Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

Posted by on March 18, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

“We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask: who owns America, and who has the political power? Why, in the richest country in the history of the world are so many Americans living in poverty? What are the forces that have caused the American middle class, once the envy of the world, to decline precipitously?” Sanders writes. “We need to hear from struggling Americans whose stories are rarely told in newspapers or television.”

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Trump’s Tax Plan Cuts Business Taxes By More Than Half Benefitting the Ultra Wealthy Like Him

Posted by on April 27, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Trump’s Tax Plan Cuts Business Taxes By More Than Half Benefitting the Ultra Wealthy Like Him

The latest tax proposal from the Trump Administration would also eliminate the AMT and allow for the super wealthy to avoid paying any taxes at all.

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Bernie Sanders: Trump ‘Is a Fraud’ Sending Nation in ‘Authoritarian Direction’

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Bernie Sanders: Trump ‘Is a Fraud’ Sending Nation in ‘Authoritarian Direction’

“It is hard not to laugh,” Sanders said, “to see President Trump sitting alongside these Wall Street guys. This guy ran for the President of the United States saying, ‘I’m Donald Trump and I’m gonna take on Wall Street—these guys are getting away with murder…’ But suddenly he appoints all these billionaires; his major financial adviser comes from Goldman Sachs; and now he’s gonna dismantle legislation that protects consumers.”

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Stock Market Highs Make Strong Case For Precious Metal Buys

Posted 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)

Posted 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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Bernie’s Plan To Bust Up the “Too Big To Fail” Banks Could Ensure the Safety Of the American Economy

Posted by on April 11, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 12 Comments
Bernie’s Plan To Bust Up the “Too Big To Fail” Banks Could Ensure the Safety Of the American Economy

Sanders knows how to bust up the big banks. He’s already introduced legislation to do just that. And even without new legislation a president has the power under the Dodd-Frank reform act to initiate such a breakup.

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

Posted 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

Posted 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…

Posted 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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