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For a Sane Economy in 2012, How About a Little Shame?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The other day I was asked what one single thing could do the most to save our economy. What one idea or tool might help us create a more just society? My answer was "shame."

Vampire Squid Watch: Four Scary Economic Trends for 2012

Lynn Parramore | Posted 03.03.2012 | Business
Lynn Parramore

2012 will be a year of continued -- and escalating -- predation by financiers. Their influence over political, financial, and economic activity is likely to grow -- along with potential for harm.

How the "Smartest" Guys in the Room Screwed Up the World... and Why the 99% Movement Will K eep Challenging Them in 2012

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

They're considered the "Smartest Guys in the Room" (yeah, they're mostly guys). They're the financial "wizards" like Robert Rubin, Hank Paulson, Lloy...

Why Jamie Dimon Just Doesn't Get It

Robert Greenwald | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Jamie Dimon, the infamous CEO of JPMorgan Chase, is back to doing what he does best: defending the bankers of the 1% against the petulant 99%.

American CEOs Netted Huge Pay Raises Last Year

Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

While the incomes of so many Americans remain the same size or get smaller, corporate chiefs can't say they're suffering in quite the same way. Am...

Optimism for the Euro and Europe: The Win-Win Situation

Vivian Norris | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

The United States, and in fact, the rest of the world, especially the fear-driven crisis-mongering media and markets, could learn a few things by slowing down, realizing it takes time to build healthy economies, especially such a new one as the European Union.

Mic Check! Mic Check! Jamie Dimon -- Can You Hear Me Now?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 02.07.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

On December 6, not even intermittent sprinkles and overcast skies could dampen the angry heat of several hundred marchers who had converged to protest the heartlessness of the banks and the financial system.

Jamie Dimon Blasts 'Rich Is Bad' Rhetoric

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., is railing against bashing the rich. Dimon was responding Wednesday to a question at a...

The Greatest Hoax in the History of Money: The Fed, The Banks, and All Those Lies

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

You can believe in the free market, or you can believe in today's Wall Street. But you can't do both.

Chase Bank, Microsoft and What's Good for America

Ethan Casey | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Ethan Casey

Now, finally, we have one light-rail line that doesn't yet serve either the suburbs or my neighborhood. Is it too little, too late? The question is a microcosmic version of one that now looms over America as a whole.

The Voices of Occupy's March Against the Millionaires

Daniel Medina | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Daniel Medina

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New Website Allows People To Directly Email Wall Street Executives

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

As protesters continue to camp out in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park and other locations around the world, some activists have found a new venue to occupy:...

Vast Majority Of Shareholders OK With CEO Pay Rates

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

Despite growing income inequality, and global protests criticizing the wealth gap, CEO compensation now exceeds pre-recession levels, totaling billion...

One More SEC/Citigroup Sweetheart Deal -- Five Reasons to Be Outraged

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The president says he understands the frustration behind the Occupy Wall Street movement. That's nice. But the anger will keep growing as long as the government keeps handing out free passes instead of perp walks to criminal bankers.

Occupy Wall Street: A Bottom Up Revolution in Need of Leadership to Define Its Mission

Pearl Korn | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Many of us wondered when it would happen, what it would take to ignite a national outcry against those that are destroying the American Dream for millions for their own selfish gain.

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street: The "Millionaires March"

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.11.2011 | New York

In an effort to draw attention to economic policies that favor the rich, a few hundred protesters took a tour of the luxury apartment buildings and to...

Occupy Wall Street Needs Voice From Main Street

David Paul | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business
David Paul

So far, one group has been fairly quiet, if the point is to address the undue political clout and financial power -- to say nothing of economic risk -- now manifest in our leading banks. It is the voice of the American banker.

The Big Banks Lose Control of the Optics

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

If the feds under Reagan could prosecute a couple of corrupt high rollers on Wall Street, why can't they do it under Obama?

CNN Takes "Occupy Wall Street" Not Very Seriously

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 12.05.2011 | Media
Raymond J. Learsy

In covering the Wall Street protests for CNN, Erin Burnett made her assumption that the demonstrators didn't really know what they were talking about crystal clear.

JPMorgan CEO's Aggressive Style May Hurt Bank Cause

Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Rachelle Younglai and Philipp Halstrick) - Masters of the universe are not always so masterful after all. JPMorgan Chase ...

JPMorgan Chase CEO Calls Bank Rules 'Anti-American'

Posted 11.11.2011 | Business

The United States should consider pulling out of the Basel group of global regulators, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, said in an ...

What That Exposé of the Fed's Secret Bailout Told Us... And What It Didn't

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We've just learned about the Federal Reserve's extraordinary secret bailout of the country's big banks. How much outrage is required before people demand rigorous bank reform, strong regulation, and criminal investigations?

JPMorgan CEO: S&P Downgrade 'Just An Opinion'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

Amidst downgrades, debt crises and declining stocks, one of Wall Street's biggest names is keeping it cool. On Wednesday, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMo...

11 Ways To Explain The Stakes Of A Debt Ceiling Debate

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

With the reported deadline to raise the debt ceiling drawing ever closer, Washington has yet to come to terms on a deal to do so -- this despite month...

Wall Street CEOs Warn 'Very Grave' Consequences Of Default

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

Chief executives from the nation's largest financial firms Thursday pressured the White House and Congress to reach a deal on the debt ceiling and def...