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The F Word: Harry Potter and the Bailed-Out Banks

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Laura Flanders

While students in London spend hours in the cold protesting tuition fees, RBS, a bank that took a huge government bailout, throws a party commemorating Harry Potter. It'd be funny except it's exactly what just happened.

The F Word: WikiLeaks' Economic Warfare

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

If Assange's cyber invasion is to Bankster Street what the civil rights marchers were to segregation, what are Wall Street's water cannons? I can hardly wait to find out.

Obama's Pick For Summers' Replacement Will Signal His Direction

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

The good news could be that Summers and his approach will soon be gone. The bad news is that he will probably be replaced by someone worse.

On Labor Day, Work to Save the Middle Class

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Together we can organize and mobilize and create a grassroots groundswell that gives government no choice but to respond to our needs, the needs of working people.

Jobless Organize to Remove Republican Royalists From Their Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Beck leads a pack of royalist Republicans who have spent the summer mocking, vilifying and denigrating the nation's 14.5 million unemployed workers. The unemployed are fighting back, however.

Banksters Revealed Again!

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

Bankster Politicians, when faced with giving support to many of the same people tossed from employment by their cronyism, have all of a sudden found ideology.

WATCH: Wall Street Poker After Dark

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Watch as the most corrupt "Too Big To Fail" bank CEOs play a spirited game of "Taxpayer Hold 'Em"! Not with their money, but with yours!

Finally, The Right Democrat Is Taking on John Boehner

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

If Friday's filing of a lawsuit for fraud by the SEC against Goldman Sachs left the Wall Street banks feeling a little uneasy, they can always take comfort knowing that they have a rock solid champion and protector in John Boehner.

Disappointing Finance Bill Still Has Issues Worth Fighting For

Kevin Zeese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Zeese

There is no question that the concentrated corporate power of Wall Street is working to weaken the already disappointing financial reform bill. There is only one antidote to their power and that is our power.

Covert Operations Are Now Targeting Our Minds

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

The sad truth is that the banksters who have gotten away with the massive theft of our economy are still getting away with it and profiting while so many of us continue to sink.

Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Banksters

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

It turns out, toddlers who tell lies do better as adults. Whether this is surprising news about child development, or a sad statement about the kind of society we live in depends on how you define "better."

"The Vicious Circle of Debt and Depression: It Is a Class war

Ismael Hossein-zadeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ismael Hossein-zadeh

Never before has so much debt been imposed on so many people by so few financial operatives--operatives who work from Wall Street, the largest casino ...

Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Senator Bennet

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

It would seem the readers from Colorado did not take comfort in Senator Bennet's words on the "revolving door" in light of his recent votes.

Is Your Senator a Bankster?

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

There is no more real "left" or "right", or Democrats and Republicans. What we have now is the rise of the Bankster Party -- a group of politicians with shifting alliances that follow the special interests who fund them.

Despite Thousands of Crimes Unpunished Obama Says "I Don't Want to Punish the Banks"

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

What the president should have done, in addition to calling for tough financial reform, was to call for a special task force armed with thousands of investigators to look into crimes committed by the big banks.

Who Will Chris Dodd Dance With?

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Filipowicz

Elizabeth Warren is right. What's about to happen could be The final showdown between banks and American families. Do we have a chance in this sho...

As the Economy Slides, Time to Rein in the Banksters

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

It's a new year, and some, erroneously believe a new decade. What's not new is the stranglehold the banks have on our economy, quietly stashing billions for bonuses while still restricting the flow of credit.

My City Is Being Invaded by Banksters

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Filipowicz

In mere days, my city, Chicago will be overrun by the worst of the worst. The lowest of the low. Criminals who have affected more lives than any mug...

Which California Congressmen Are Owned By the Special Interests?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

At DWT we looked at the dynamic between congressmen who have taken large quasi-legal bribes from the banking sector and their willingness to always support the banksters' special interests.