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JP Morgan Will Not Be Criminally Prosecuted for Its Role in Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme

January 7, 2014

JP Morgan served as the principal bank for Bernie Madoff, causing losses of $20 billion, yet they will pay only $2.6 billion in settlement charges

Profiting from Police Militarization

October 28, 2013
Kimber Heinz: Urban Shield demonstrates the militarization of security forces worldwide. Police departments and military units met with weapons contractors last weekend at the seventh annual Urban Shield expo in Oakland, California. The event was sponsored by manufacturers like Lockhead Martin, Colt Weapons, and Safariland, who produce tear gas, arms and stun grenades. The expo…

Bangladesh

October 21, 2013
Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country’s garment production to achieve victory.

NY Federal Reserve Examiner Fired After Submitting Critical Report of Goldman Sachs

October 16, 2013
Superiors told Carmen Segarra to change her report. When she refused, they fired her.

Crisis in the Eurozone

October 10, 2013
Enno Schmidt of Switzerland’s Basic Income Initiative collected 100,000 signatures to provide every adult citizen with $2,800/month.

Wall Street Eager to See Larry Summers Nominated Fed Chair

August 27, 2013

Summers likely to be next Fed chair not despite failures but because of them

Massive Cuts to Postal Service a Step Towards Privatization?

January 9, 2013

Plan to restructure post office a big real estate play and boon to private courier companies

Will Obama Offer Massive Corporate Tax Cuts to Make "Fiscal Cliff" Deal?

December 31, 2012
Here's a link to a free view of the Sundance documentary "We're Not Broke" – approx time 56 minutes. https://vimeo.com/38923080pwd: 56min2012