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Wall Street Spends $1M Per Day Lobbying Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., propaganda, politics, money, investors, investments, investing, government, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, Wall Street, $1M, lobbying, Congress, hedge fund, kindergarten, inequality )

- 124 days ago -
When the President must announce that the top 25 hedge fund managers make more than all 158,000 kindergarten teachers in the United States, you know it's time to take action.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, finance, terrorism, banks, money laundering, disability, service animals, guns, climate change )

- 204 days ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. A few items this week which seem to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Sign on to Improve Overtime Protections! ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, economy, ethics, finance, government, labor, money, politics, society )

- 437 days ago -
Reforming overtime is one of the most important steps we can take to give working families struggling to get ahead a big lift.
Stop Wall Street From Driving Up the Cost of Food and Fuel PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Goldman Sachs, money, news, politics, finance, ethics, economy, energy, corporate, society, safety, rights, government, politics, freedoms, congress, americans, abuse )

- 988 days ago -
according to studies by Princeton, MIT, the Petersen Institute, the University of London, and the U.S. Senate, among other highly credible sources. Goldman Sachs suggested that speculation in the energy market increases the price of a gallon of gas by 65
Support the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, americans, ethics, finance, government, law, money, news, politics, society, safety, republicans, democrats )

- 997 days ago -
The aptly named Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act (HR 3970) would end subsidies that enrich CEO pay at the taxpayers' expense.
In Defeat for Tea Party, House Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, economy, government, finance, obama, politics, republicans )

- 1011 days ago -
The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday, 359 to 67, to approve a $1.1 trillion spending bill for the current fiscal year, shrugging off the angry threats of Tea Party [....]
Demand Rick Perry's Chairman of the Texas Finance Commission Resign! PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, republicans, politics, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, finance, government, investments, money, society, corporate, government )

- 1023 days ago -
William White is also Vice President of Government Affairs - a company that has been fined $19 million for predatory lending practices.
Have You Heard McDonald's Holiday Advice!? PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, government, labor, money, politics, society, safety, sadness, rights, news, abuse, congress )

- 1061 days ago -
McDonald's is giving its employees holiday "financial tips" like, "Selling some of your unwanted possessions on eBay or Craigslist could bring in some quick cash" and "Sing away stress: singing along to your favorite songs can lower your blood pressure."
Bernie Sanders: A Progressive Budget Blueprint PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, business, corruption, dishonesty, economy, debt, finance, government, investments, money, news, politics, society, society, safety, rights, law, humans, abuse, americans )

- 1075 days ago -
In 1952, 32 percent of all of the revenue generated in this country came from large corporations. Today, less than 10 percent comes from corporate America. In the last twenty years, corporate profits have quadrupled while the corporate tax percent has
TAKE ACTION: Attorney General Eric Holder: Tell Wall Street to Stop Discriminatory Lending Practices
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, economy, dishonesty, finance, government, politics, money, lies )

- 1099 days ago -
Banks are still making large profits off risky mortgages. Demand Wall Street be held accountable.
China State Media Blasts US Shutdown, Calls for a 'De-Americanized' World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, news, interesting, finance, debt, dishonesty, society, safety, sadness, freedoms, economy, congress )

- 1105 days ago -
With days to go before the United States debt default deadline, Beijing aired its frustrations with the shutdown Sunday, saying it was time to consider a "de-Americanized" world order.
It's Time for Wall Street to Step Up and Lend a Hand Rebuilding Main Street ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: robin hood tax, government, wall street, Ellison, americans, finance, money )

- 1168 days ago -
Eleven European Union nations are on a path to implementing a European Robin Hood Tax, and the congressional Robin Hood Tax bill sponsored by Rep. Ellison (HR 1579) is winning co-sponsors in the House.
Pledge to Support Tax Fairness ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate tax evasion, money, tax law, loopholes, finance, consumers, economy )

- 1207 days ago -
As we celebrate the 4th of July we look to celebrate our Nation's independence, patriotism, and what it means to be American. But while we watch the parades and fireworks, we should reflect on how to better our country. While we celebrate our nationalism
Ten Questions That USASpending.Gov Can't Answer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, money, finance, ethics, dishonesty )

- 1253 days ago -
Federal spending is a complicated beast but the government's official site,, is supposed to help sort through the trillions the government spends. Unfortunately, there are some important questions just can't answer.
Seven Questions for Seven Bills (or, Derivatives for Dummies)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, debt, economy, ethics, finance, government, investing, investments, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society, usa, congress, cover-up )

- 1286 days ago -
Sponsors will parade the bills as technical corrections, non-controversial, or important for the economy. Untrue, untrue, and untrue.

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