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A Fed For The People - Petition
Business  (tags: Federal Reserve, the Fed, DNC, platform, Wall St, petition )

Dandelion
- 59 days ago - thepeoplesfed.org
Urge the Democratic National Committee to call for a Federal Reserve that works for the public, not just Wall Street, in its platform.
Federal Reserve - Petition
Business  (tags: petition, wall street, banks, Federal Reserve, subsidies )

Dandelion
- 107 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
Please move quickly to end the outdated and unnecessary giveaway of $7 billion to the biggest banks over the next 10 years. Ignore Wall Streets outlandish claim of having a constitutional right to that risk free return.
Watch American Student Loan Debt Grow $2,726 Every Second
Business  (tags: student debt, student loan debt, federal reserve, economic drag, burden, decades to pay off, Elders in debt )

Dandelion
- 150 days ago - marketwatch.com
This burden is likely preventing many of these Americans from buying houses and cars and fueling economic growth in other ways, according to research from the New York Federal Reserve and others. Only 37% of borrowers are actually paying down this debt.
Top Financial Regulator Might Actually Break Up 'Too Big To Fail' Banks
Business  (tags: Neil Kashkari, Bernie Sanders, Federal Reserve, Hillary Clinton, Big Banks, TBTF )

Judy
- 190 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Kashkari put forth three possible solutions to the TBTF problem, all of which would drastically reform the banking system and cut into financial institutions' profit margins.
Stock Buybacks and the Wall Street Shark Tank: "A Whole Lot of Stealin' Goin' On"
Business  (tags: corporations, swindle, stock buybacks, investments, bonds, pensions, Federal Reserve )

Judy
- 213 days ago - counterpunch.org
Corporate bosses are allowed to take the hard-earned money from Mom and Pop investors and divide it among their freeloading shareholder friends via stock buybacks.
Tell the Federal Reserve: Don't Raise Interest Rates! ACTION US
Business  (tags: Federal Reserve, interest rates, big banks, money, economy, labor, americans )

Nancy
- 368 days ago - action.workingfamilies.org
If the Fed raises interest rates, more money will go in the pocket of bankers instead of the people. There will be fewer jobs at a time when thousands of people are STILL out of work from the recession -- and lower wages for the lucky ones who...
Chris Hedges: We Are All Greeks Now
Business  (tags: angela merkel, austerity, chris hedges, corporatism, eu, european union, eurozone, federal reserve, greece, hillary clinton, oligarch, prison, syriza, wall street, welfare )

Judy
- 410 days ago - truthdig.com
"Corporate capitalism...does what it is designed to do: It turns everything, including human beings and the natural world, into commodities to be exploited until exhaustion or collapse".
Not Too Big to Jail: Why Eliot Spitzer Is Wall Street's Worst Nightmare
Business  (tags: Eliot Spitzer, New York, Wall St. corruption, banking control legislation, Bush Administration, predatory lending, bailout, Federal Reserve, OCC, corporatocracy )

Judy
- 1101 days ago - truth-out.org
Suddenly, the Masters of the Universe were staring at their worst nightmare: the prospect of a comeback by the only major politician in the U.S. whose deeds -- and not simply words --prove that he does not think corporate titans are too big to jail.
The Rich Have Gained $5.6 Trillion in the 'Recovery,' While the Rest of Us Have Lost $669 Billion
Business  (tags: wealth distribution, money, society, politics, usa, economy, government, business, Wall St bailout, Federal Reserve, trickledown economics, unemployment, criminal conspiracies )

Lynn
- 1211 days ago - alternet.org
Do the math and you'll discover that the top 7% gained a whopping $5.6 trillion in net worth (assets minus liabilities) while the rest of lost $669 billion. Their wealth went up by 28% while ours went down by 4 percent.
How the Fed Could Fix the Economy and Why It Hasn't
Business  (tags: Quantitative Easing, (QE), Federal Reserve, where the money goes, money not circulating, money sits in reserves, QE buys toxic assets, reviving zombie banks, lesson from Japan, rewrite Federal Reserve Act )

Judy
- 1276 days ago - nationofchange.org
Quantitative easing (QE) is supposed to stimulate the economy by adding money to the money supply, increasing demand. But so far, it hasn't been working. Why not?
Federal Reserve Hacked
Business  (tags: aaron swartz, anonymous, banking, cyber security, federal reserve, hacktivism, op last resort )

Judy
- 1297 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The US Federal Reserve bank has confirmed one of its internal websites was broken into by hackers after the hacktivist group Anonymous was claimed to have stolen details of more than 4,000 bank executives.
Real Fed Reform Now ACTION US
Business  (tags: money, Bernie Sanders, Barbara Boxer, Federal Reserve, ethics, economy, americans )

Nancy
- 1533 days ago - democracyforamerica.com
Please join Senators Bernie Sanders and Barbara Boxer and demand an independent Fed that represents the needs of all Americans, and not just powerful Wall Street CEOs.
Noam Chomsky: Speech "Crisis and Hope: Theirs and Ours"   video
Business  (tags: Noam Chomsky, fiancial crisis, radical changes, depression, global, 99 percent, 1 percent, morality, Occupy Movement, Federal Reserve, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, environmental disaster, systemic risk )

Dandelion
- 1654 days ago - youtube.com
This is a product of radical changes in the economy since the 1970s. It initiated a process in which an out-of-control financial sector is eating out the modern market economy from the inside, just as the larva of the spider wasp eats out the host.
Occupy Wall Street: Washington Still Doesn't Get It | Matt Taibbi
Business  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, U.S., President Obama, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch derivatives, FDIC, Federal Reserve, Sarbanes-Oxley, fraud contnues, Obama's Jobs Council, protest necessary )

Judy
- 1771 days ago - rollingstone.com
I'll have more coming out about this in a few days, but there have been two disgusting developments in the realm of plutocratic intervention on behalf of Wall Street that everyone protesting should take note of.
 

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