Financial

Real Media: Who is Driving the Cashless Society?

October 30, 2017

Financial activist & author Brett Scott details the motives behind the drive for cashless society, who will benefit and why technology has a chronic ethical problem

AIPAC

March 6, 2014
Phyllis Bennis: The failure of the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group to force congress to vote for intervention into Syria or for additional sanctions on Iran representing a significant decline in its influence

Speculators Are Buying Up Vacant Properties With Mixed Results For Cities

February 15, 2014

Bill Black: As private equity and investment firms purchase vacant properties, it’s leading to the restoration of homes and a decline in vacancy, but also causing a decline in tax revenue in some cities

Self-Censorship Biggest Failure of Israeli Media

December 12, 2013

Following the November 30th International day of rage against the forced urbanization of the Bedouin in Israel’s south, the Israeli police ordered all media to hand over footage gathered during protests. The order marked a drastic turn for Israeli freedom of the press, already at an all-time low. This year Israel ranked 112th of 179…

Detroit's Bankruptcy

December 3, 2013
Some of the information provided in this interview was originally published in the 60- page report, “The Detroit Bankruptcy” authored by Wallace Turbeville, which can be downloaded from the “Demos” website: http://www.demos.org/publication/detroit-bankruptcy

Documents in JPMorgan settlement reveal how every large bank in U.S. has committed mortgage fraud

November 26, 2013

Bill Black: Justice Dept.’s failure to understand pervasive schemes of fraud in financial industry obstructs meaningful prosecution of banks

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,…

Marsha Coleman-Adebayo on Whistleblowers

October 22, 2013
Marsha Coleman-Adebayo: President Obama’s program encourages federal employees to report suspicious actions by their coworkers, creating a culture similar to the East German Statsi

Oil Drilling in the Latin America

October 16, 2013
The failure of this initiative points at an important issue of our times, the necessity to balance civilization’s growth and the well being and preservation of our planet and its biosphere.