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Iceland Recovering Fastest in Europe After Jailing Bankers Instead of Bailing Them Out
Business  (tags: iceland, recovery, bankrupt, bankers, jail, financial crisis, convictions, jail terms, banking executives, recovery, corruption, economy, finance, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 245 days ago - theantimedia.org
After Iceland suffered a heavy hit in the 2008-2009 financial crisis, which famously resulted in convictions and jail terms for a number of top banking executives, the IMF now says the country has managed to achieve economic recovery
Banksters Attack Syria to Enslave America
Business  (tags: U.S., Obama, Syria, attack on Syria, who's attacking whom?, why?, bankers, control of world economy, John Perkins, subversion, big banking families, derivatives, media, student loans )

Judy
- 894 days ago - presstv.ir
The war on Syria is not an American war on Syria, an Israeli war on Syria, an al-Qaeda war on Syria, a Qatari war on Syria, a Turkish war on Syria, or a Saudi war on Syria. It is a bankers' war on Syria."
How Rich 'Moochers' Hurt America
Business  (tags: Makers vs. Takers, makers, Taxes, Capitalism, landlords, rent, bankers, Mitt Romney, Editor's Picks, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 1057 days ago - salon.com
In American politics as in the American economy, power and wealth have shifted from the industrial capitalists of old to the "rent lords" of the early 21st century, based in the overgrown FIRE (finance, insurance, real estate) sector.
Private Sector Parasites
Business  (tags: rent, Makers vs. Takers, makers, landlords, bankers, Copyright, Capitalism, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 1059 days ago - salon.com
The "takers" who threaten the dynamism and fairness of industrial capitalism the most in the 21st century are not the welfare-dependent poor -- the villains of Tea Party propaganda -- but the rent-extracting, unproductive rich.
One Year's Salary : Europe Caps Banker Bonuses
Business  (tags: bankers, EU, law, bonus cap, business, money, shareholders, bailouts )

Angelika
- 1078 days ago - spiegel.de
In a bid to address widespread public outrage over greed in the financial sector, European officials have agreed to legislation capping bankers' bonuses at a maximum of a year's salary. Great Britain fought to prevent the measure, but failed to rally ...
Do We Need to Bribe Bankers to Rat Each Other Out?
Business  (tags: bank of america, bankers, banksters, capitalism, goldman sachs, invisible hand, jamie dimon, jp morgan chase, lloyd blankfein, reward, wall street )

Judy
- 1301 days ago - alternet.org
As bankers' crimes pile up, maybe the best way to catch them in the act is to take advantage of all that greed.
Don't Let Big Banks Make Taxpayer-Backed Bets ACTION
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Top 1%, americans, wealth, 99%, bankers, US, taxes, investments )

Nancy
- 1463 days ago - action.citizen.org
The Volcker Rule would stop federal subsidies for banker gambling and help re-orient the banks toward building a sound economy.
Urge Eric Schneiderman: Jail Bankers Who Broke the Law. ACTION
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Top 1%, americans, wealth, 99%, bankers, US, Schneiderman )

Nancy
- 1480 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
President Obama announced last night that our friend Eric Schneiderman, New York's progressive Attorney General, will lead a new Special Unit to prosecute Wall Street illegality.
Should Bank CEOs Direct Employees to Scuttle Consumer Protection Agency?
Business  (tags: american, bankers, assocation, employies, fake, grassroots, campaign, lobby, against, obama, consumer, protection, agency, money, politics, government, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, americans, economy, consumers, abuse )

Tom
- 2360 days ago - industry.bnet.com
President Obama wants to create a Consumer Financial Protection Agency when Congress returns from its recess. The American Bankers Association wants bank CEOs to ask their employees to send letters to members of Congress opposing the new legislation.
Davos Debt & Denial
Business  (tags: dishonesty, bankers, government, money, politics )

Carole
- 2553 days ago - financialsense.com
In an age of illusion, the guise of truth is often heresy. Banking was conceived in iniquity and was born in sin. The bankers own the earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to create money, and with the flick of the pen...
Banker of the Day : TARP
Business  (tags: TARP, bankers, bank failures, DAVOS, CEOs, CDSs, credit derivative sweaps, credit crunch, bonuses, corruption, corporate jets, finance, bailout, stimulus, Bernanke, Bush )

Blue
- 2567 days ago - correntewire.com
If atonement is difficult, retribution may prove "brutally difficult" As Sternlicht sees it, "everyone wants a head, and that's not reasonable. To do that, you'd need to take out the top 20 executives at the 300 biggest financial firms." Why not?
Banker of the Day : Wall Street: "Hands Off Our Entitlements!":
Business  (tags: bankers, wall street, bank failures, greed, corporate corruption, bonuses, mortgage crisis, credit crunch, job losses, lay offs, unemployment, homelessness, starvation, rising food prices )

Blue
- 2568 days ago - correntewire.com
It's time for BANKER OF THE DAY ... until they "get it" ... Getting between a broker and his bonus is like getting between a schnauzer and his lunch bowl. He may not bite you, but you are going to smell his breath.
Bailout Banks Gave The Finger To The AMerican Taxpayers
Business  (tags: banks, bankers, wall street, government, congress, immigration, visas, americna taxpayers, bailouts, TARP, bank failures, bonuses, credit crunch, job losses, layoffs )

Blue
- 2568 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Banks collecting billions of dollars in federal bailout money sought government permission to bring thousands of foreign workers to the U.S. for high-paying jobs, according to an Associated Press review of visa applications.
Take Action: TrueMajority.Org Bail Out Main St. NOT Wall Street!
Business  (tags: Petitions, economy, Wall St., bankers, unfair, rip off )

Maryann
- 2693 days ago - act.truemajorityaction.org
Wall Street has actually convinced a lot of us that what's good for the Dow Jones Average is good for us real people. But for eight years while bankers raked in billions, ordinary Americans have seen their real wages drop, jobs sent overseas, health insur
Pigs at the Trough: Credit Crisis Architects Party in Vegas
Business  (tags: recession, Las Vegas, credit crunch, foreclosures, securities analysts, bankers, Wall Street, mortgage crisis )

RC
- 2928 days ago - nytimes.com
Disgusting - while average Americans struggle economically day-to-day, these predators have a party and figure out ways to screw us even more.
 

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