Category Archives: Wall Street

Main Street: Your recovery will come from the left, not the right. #GetMoneyOut #NeverForget915

The American public got played (again) for chumps back in 1999 when we weren’t in the streets protesting Slick Willy’s signature of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. It wasn’t the first time, and it undoubtedly won’t be the last unless we’re willing … Continue reading

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Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?

How can this be a good thing? The very people who legally crashed our economy – and those who did it illegally and still haven’t gone to jail – and have kept their bonuses are now even bigger than before. … Continue reading

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Sign the petition: I come from the Elizabeth Warren wing of the Democratic Party

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Wall Street Democrats are fighting back against economic populists like Elizabeth Warren and Bill DeBlasio. Tell them you stand with the Elizabeth Warren wing of the Party. Greg Russak‘s insight: “Wall Street Dems know populists … Continue reading

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Whale-Sized Gambles, Lies, and Empty Apologies

Wall Street is the apex of legal gambling. It always has been. It’s not called gambling, of course, but we should understand that that’s precisely what it is. Perhaps the question for those of us living in a free market … Continue reading

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Do Americans Believe Capitalism & Government Are Working?: Findings from the 2013 Economic Values Survey

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst This survey by the Public Religion Research Institute and Governance Studies at Brookings examines Americans’ views on capitalism, government, economic policy, and financial well-being, Greg Russak‘s insight: The survey also developed a new religious orientation … Continue reading

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