Tag Archives: Wall Street
LibertyInOurTime | youtube.com The late Professor Antony C. Sutton proves conclusively that the United States financed the economic and military development of the Soviet Union. Without this aid, financed by U.S. taxpayers, there would be no significant Soviet military threat, for … Continue reading
Source: Washington Post Most policy makers still don’t understand the urgent need to restore trust in our financial system, or the need to prosecute Wall Street executives for fraud and other criminal wrongdoing. But top economists have been saying for … Continue reading
Frank Partnoy RSA Frank Partnoy ex-Wall Street derivative trader and self-confessed procrastinator, reveals the science behind our decision-making disasters and successes, and argues that decisions of all kinds, whether ‘snap’ or long-term, benefit from being made at the last possible … Continue reading
Source: Rolling Stone Financial crooks brought down the world’s economy — but the feds are doing more to protect them than to prosecute them. Over drinks at a bar on a dreary, snowy night in Washington this past month, a … Continue reading
Lauren Lyster Capitol Account Welcome to a very special episode of Capital Account, live from New York. We took the show on the road, taking Wall Street’s bull by the horns…and well, something else too!
Russ Choma OpenSecrets.org When Wall Street giant JPMorgan Chase announced this week that it had lost an estimated $2 billion (now upped to $3 billion) on risky trades, Republican and Democratic members of Congress rushed to make their political cases: … Continue reading
Source: UNPACampaign Intellectuals Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, Eduardo Galeano and Michael Hardt as well as mass-protest organizers and activists have issued a manifesto that includes a strong call for global democracy and, in particular, democratic rule over the … Continue reading