The problems are not Britain's alone. It appears that we may be migrating toward the worst of both worlds.
Dance has had a history of being conjoined with politics. I can envision a group of flamencas at the massive new Goldman Sachs headquarters or at the Capitol rotunda facing down Paul Ryan and his budget.
I don't want to hire as my vice president and federal budget czar somebody who uses Congressional inside information to profit by switching his portfolio back and forth between Citigroup and Goldman five times a year: I want somebody with better ethics.
Yesterday the Justice Department announced that once again it's not going to pursue evidence of Wall Street crimes which has been sent its way.
While the repeal of Glass-Steagall was certainly a part of making our system fragile to the point where it is at today, thinking that a simple solution like breaking up the banks will be the panacea that we seek is incredibly naïve.
Six months ago, Chicago Police arrested Goldman Sachs for loitering after nearby businesses complained that Goldman presence was scaring customers and giving the neighborhood a bad reputation.
The Fed must desist in funding the trading operations of Mega-Bank Holding companies so that they can no longer use the Fed window to play casino with commodities that are basic to our economic well-being.
Today, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be testifying before a House Financial Services Committee. Would it not be timely if he were asked about the role the Fed plays in facilitating the bank holding companies to hold sway in the oil market?
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Casper's airy little fist packed no wallop when it came to impeding high-risk betting on Wall Street, the LIBOR lending rate manipulation or the disappearance of client money at MFGlobal. There's a much better way than Casper to catch a bankster: pay them to turn each other in.
Investors need to understand they are in "more trouble" than they realize. Many brokers and advisors show little constraint in making statements they cannot possibly support.
French filmmakers and funders defend auteur-driven works, finance documentaries that ask tough questions, and fight back against a mainstreaming of factual filmmaking, is one of the strong suits of Sunnyside.
It has never been capitalism or even the financial industry being attacked when Bain's style of operating is the subject: it is the worst kind of vampire capitalism that the Obama campaign is going after.
Greenspan sprung to the aid of the Wall Street Mafia by proclaiming loud and clear there is no need to return to the Glass-Steagall Act and all it would imply in restricting the proprietary trading of banks: "Glass-Steagall was never a useful vehicle."
What do an insurance agent in Tennessee, a homemaker in Ohio, a private investigator from Wisconsin and a helicopter stunt pilot in Hollywood have in common?
The front lines of an organization can lead the way and make visible to leadership what needs to change. The public, in turn, can work through the social web to let this vision be known.