Yes, there needs to be a cabinet shake-up. It's time to yank Tim Geithner and Larry Summers from the game. Their pro-bank, pro-Wall Street policies are failing. Isn't it obvious?
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We've reached an incredible moment when Alan Greenspan, Michael Moore, FDIC head Sheila Bair and Elizabeth Warren are all singing the same tune: calling for breaking up the big banks.
Speaking from the White House, Mr. Obama said, "I want to send a strong warning to this country's bankers," before turning to his economic team and saying, "I don't mean you guys."
Michael Moore included one detail in his latest film, "Capitalism: A Love Story," just for President Obama.
What is it? We know who's supporting you...
Policies that set the pay for tens of thousands of bank employees nationwide would require approval from the Federal Reserve as part of a far-reaching...
LONDON — Top finance officials from rich and developing countries agreed Saturday to curb hefty bankers' bonuses, but the proposed crackdown on ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As shares of bailed-out banks bottomed out earlier this year, stock options were awarded to their top executives, setting them up...
BusinessWeek announced it would put out an issue on "The Case for Optimism" this month, explaining it's just as rational to see the economic glass as half-full. It hasn't brightened my mood.
There once were usury laws in this country to limit such shamelessness. I wonder where they went?
The economy is not a rational system: It is a scam run by an elite who control the masses through indecipherable rules. Get it? It's a religion, and a religious problem requires a religious solution, i.e. something crazy.
The reasons why some banks are protected and others are left to fail reaches up to the highest echelons of power.
Politicians basically agree with the bankers. They think that the most highly educated people in our society are the ones most likely to operate on a base level of animal greed.
He grew up in elite circles in Buenos Aires, acquiring the polish and privileged connections that paved the way for him to become a star private banke...
Wall Street names that have been among the most buffeted in recent months - Merrill Lynch, UBS and Citigroup - are hiking pay for their top investment...
Carlos Araya used to order lobster, filet mignon and $200 bottles of red wine at the Palm Restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Now, he seats customers at...
"Judicial activism" (or, alternatively, "legislating from the bench") is defined -- no matter what your political beliefs -- as "judges not ruling the...
What has landed on the slag heap of style is the old three-button power suit: slickly conservative, oversize and overpriced, worn with a boxy white sh...
Reducing the size of banks, it seems to me, would be a win for everyone. We would avoid these bonus brouhahas, the debates about TARP and compensation.
Bankers and their lobbyists on the Hill may be voraciously greedy and anti-democratic, but, ironically, they are not pursuing their own best interests.
How do the same banks that have repeatedly come to Washington over the last eight months asking for billions to rescue them from their catastrophic mistakes, somehow still "own the place"?
What do we have when a banking tyrant like J.P. Morgan Chase decides on its own to jack up the interest rates?
No one can crush the spirit of those who are doing what they love to do, and sharing it with us.
Can you imagine being stuck on a lifeboat in the middle of the ocean with these bankers and suddenly you get ill and need more water than what has been allotted to everyone?
True abundance, though, is a two-way flow of giving and receiving -- not only material wealth, but attention, concern, and love.
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