If I live in Germany, I will never become a German; if I live in Moscow I will never be a Russian and if I live in Mexico I will never be considered a Mexican. But, immigrate to the US and after a period of time, a test and a ceremony you will be welcomed as an American.
When the Attorney General of the United States declared that he could not prosecute big banks because doing so would send shock waves through the economy, Bernie Sanders had heard enough.
When Elizabeth Warren speaks, Wall Street trembles.
There are so many other ways our government could raise revenue than off the backs of the middle class and the poor. Here are a few of them.
Greed and short sightedness –the longing for the easy route to wealth – were undoubtedly the main causes of an event whose repercussions would be felt for decades afterwards.
Are we as Americans hiding our heads in the sand while right under our noses the private and anonymous owners of the Federal Reserve Bank are plotting a "New World Order" to destroy America and create a world dominated dictatorship? This poem resonates what I have learned.
This series of articles will show you the thought process of how I invested over the last five years. I'm not an expert, I don't even know that much about the market and I'm probably a lot like most of you so sit back and have a look at what I did over the past half decade.
The central premise of Occupy Wall Street and its offshoots, that of the figurative 99% versus the 1%, is a sham, even if its supporters don't know it. The inclination to simplistically divide society into the mega-rich and everyone else is not only unrealistic, it's idiotic. Greed in...
The public offer of shares in Facebook; going from high to Zucked.
At Citibank, shareholders are in revolt against executive pay packages.
Now that spring has arrived the occupy movement is being resurrected.
Those poor CEO's on Wall Street. How will they ever make do?
Goldman Sachs is the posteer boy for everything that has gone wrong in our economy.
Governements around the world are in a mad rush to privatize everything. Do we know who benefits? Certainly it is not us.
Truth be told. Whether you like it or not, America is not a democracy; period. To the American citizens, it is an autocracy. To the rest of the world, with its military bases all over, it is a junta. To the state of the entire human race, with America striking countries that oppose it...
Perhaps even a Wall STreet banker or two are having nightmares these days. Perhaps.
We have been repeatedly warned of the threat posed by the big banks to our democracy by a few courageous presidents.
As the Presidential campaigns heat up, everyone seems to be clamoring for change. What is it that tends to prevent meaningful change time and time again? Greed.
This is well known what has been going on in the last couple of months in and around the Wall Street and other European countries. In this article I would like to see it in different perspective- an academic point of view.
Fed-up customers of the 'too-big-to-fail' banks are encouraged to withdraw their funds and place them elsewhere.
The inevitable process of the breakdown and disintegration of the world economic system is now upon us.
As evidenced by the "Occupy" movement, more and more people are beginning to understand how destructive corporations are to the health and safety of the human race.
It looks like the New York cops and the occupiers of Zuccati Park, a.k.a. Liberty Park, are on a collision course.
Protest morphs into creative, vibrant mini-societies in New York, Boston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Francisco and at a dozen other sites.
The lords of money may be laughing at the Occupy Wall Street crowd, but the last laugh may be on them.