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Reality Asserts Itself - Robert Johnson

June 15, 2014
Mr. Johnson says the compulsive pressure of money in politics has led to an abandonment of rules other than rules which transfer risk onto the back of the public

Obama’s Budget Cuts Millions From Financial Regulatory Agency

March 7, 2014

Jerry Epstein: President Obama’s budget would slash the Commodity Futures Trade Commission budget to about $200 million, which will make regulating the $400 trillion derivatives market even more challenging

Securities Transaction Tax

October 31, 2013
Robin Hood tax supporters National Nurses United, economist Jeffrey Sachs, and European Parliament VP tell Congress to support “no brainer” tax on Wall Street Supporters of a tax on Wall Street financial transactions gathered on Capitol Hall last Wednesday to put pressure on Congress for its adoption. The tax, included in the Inclusive Prosperity Act,…

Greg Palast

August 26, 2013
Greg Palast: Secret memo reveals Larry Summers involved in deal that helped setup the global economic crisis

The Government is Finally Arresting Wall Street Bankers…For Losing Wall Street’s Money

August 14, 2013

The Dept. of Justice will let JP Morgan’s London Whale off the hook while prosecuting low-level traders.

Why the Right Should Support the Return of Glass-Steagall

July 17, 2013

Bill Black: Glass-Steagall prevented a classic conflict of interest that any side of the aisle can blatantly see

Revealed: Banks Rewarded and Blacklisted Appraisers to Artificially Inflate Real Estate Prices

July 11, 2013

Thousands of appraisers warned Washington regulators of fraud during the seven years leading up to the housing crash

Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices

June 18, 2013
More protections needed to safeguard the health of the global food and farming system

Obama Fails to Reappoint Serious Regulator to CFTC

June 17, 2013

Bob Pollin: If President Obama was serious about regulation and closing the income gap, he would have reappointed Gary Gensler.

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

May 20, 2013
Velcrow Ripper and Paul Jay discuss Ripper’s new film and movements, power and the synthesis of spirituality and politics