'The Corrupt Banking System' by Victoria Grant - YouTube
Chicago Fed Study Blasts the Lid Off of High Frequency Trading We hear all sorts of reasons why the little guy won't buy stocks these days but the below graph, courtesy of a Chicago Fed study, might explain a lot of it.
Ron Paul: Iceland Dismantles Corrupt Gov't Then Arrests All Rothschild Bankers...
Peter Schiff: We aren't that far behind Greece
Corporations are primarily intellectual property rentiers | MattBruenig | Politics Gavin Mueller has a great article in the summer issue of Jacobin Magazine about piracy, and at one point drops this jaw-dropping statistic: “Intellectual property makes up 80 percent of the net worth of US corporations and 60 percent of their exports.”
Obama's top 5 contributors are the University of California, Microsoft, Google, DLA Piper and Harvard University. Romney's top 5 contributors are Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and Credit Suisse. : politics
Banks in Libor Inquiry Are Said to Be Trying to Spread Blame Paul Thomas/Bloomberg NewsRobert E.
From an Unlikely Source, a Serious Challenge to Wall Street | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone
It's over for the banking cabal. 4.jul.2012
Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this space NEW YORK – Dark, lowering financial and economic clouds are, it seems, rolling in from every direction: the eurozone, the United States, China, and elsewhere. "A Global Perfect Storm" by Nouriel Roubini
Wall Street “Quant” Alexis Goldstein joins the opposition Young Wall Street Traitor Joins Occupy Wall Street
Iceland proves that bailing out the middle class works better than bailing out banks - The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur To Our Faithful Current.com Users: Current's run has ended after eight exciting years on air and online. The Current TV staff has appreciated your interest, support, participation and unflagging loyalty over the years.
Out of the Mouths of Babes: Twelve-Year-Old Money Reformer Tops a Million Views The youtube video of 12 year old Victoria Grant speaking at the Public Banking in America conference last month has gone viral, topping a million views on various websites.
How the "Job Creators" REALLY Spend Their Money In his "Gospel of Wealth," Andrew Carnegie argued that average Americans should welcome the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few, because the "superior wisdom, experience, and ability" of the rich would ensure benefits for all of us. More recently, Edward Conard, the author of "Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told About the Economy Is Wrong, said: "As a society, we're not offering our talented few large enough rewards.
“The boom, not the slump, is the right time for austerity.” The Austerity Agenda
84% of All Stock Trades Are By High-Frequency Computers … Only 16% Are Done By Human Traders Given The Dominance of The Machines, Do Flesh-and-Blood Traders Have a Chance?
Lifting the Veil - A New World Society
Don't Tax the Rich, Smash Their Privilege: A Response to Warren Buffett Recently the progressive blogosphere was abuzz with approving links to billionaire investor Warren Buffett's latest New York Times op-ed, "Stop Coddling the Super Rich."
The wealthiest Americans believe they've earned their money through hard work and innovation, and that they're the most productive members of society. For the most part they're wrong. Five Reasons Why The Very Rich Have NOT Earned Their Money
THE past four years have been bad for workers and savers but good for the corporate sector. Buttonwood: Marginal improvement
Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this space WASHINGTON, DC – Europe’s policy elite – the people who call the shots at the national and eurozone level – are in serious trouble. "Captured Europe" by Simon Johnson
Market exchange rules responsible for wealth concentration, physicists say Mar. 7, 2012 — Two Brazilian physicists have shown that wealth concentration invariably stems from a particular type of market exchange rules -- where agents cannot receive more income than their own capital. The authors concluded that maximum inequalities ensue from free markets, which are governed by such seemingly fair rules. This study, published in European Physical Journal B, was conducted by J.
Americans Will Need “Black Markets” To Survive
I fear for a social explosion: Greeks can't take any more punishment | World news | The Observer
Why economic inequality leads to collapse | Business | The Observer
Overheard on the Goldman Sachs Elevator
The Big Lie: Wall Street has Destroyed the Wonder That Was America
[1112.3095] Evidence of market manipulation in the financial crisis
Who Really Controls the World?
The Size of the Bank Bailout: $29 Trillion - US Business News Blog
Use RICO Act to Prosecute Banks and Corrupt Politicians.
G.O.P. Monetary Madness
I Said No to My Student Loan: One Borrower's Decision to Stop Paying
Capitalism Without Failure: 60 Minutes Exposes Specific Instances of Actionable High-Level Fraud at Citibank and Countrywide - It is being Actively Ignored
"26 TRILLION Dollars In Bank Bailouts! That's Not Including TARP!" Alan Grayson
Michael Hudson: Debt and Democracy – Has the Link Been Broken?
A Banker Speaks, With Regret
What to do when you’ve got money in the bank and you’re worried about a dollar collapse: The Past and Future of Money | Thinkahol's Blog
Cayman directors: 'next big scandal' for hedge funds - FT
LEAKED MEMO: Wall Street Has A Much Bigger Worry Than Obama
Charts for the “Facts of the Economic Crisis” Column
How "Move Your Money" Could Hurt Wall Street By As Much As $8 TRILLION
Bernard Lietaer: Money diversity
Why isn't the economy more like hydraulics?
The Euro Is Doomed: How the Collapse of Italy and Greece Will Destroy the Currency
Web of Debt - TURNING THE TABLES ON WALL STREET: NORTH DAKOTA SHOWS CASH-STARVED STATES HOW THEY CAN CREATE THEIR OWN CREDIT
Now Is the Time for an Economic Bill of Rights | Truthout
Ten Million Families Sliding Toward Foreclosure
Finally, a Judge Stands up to Wall Street | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone