financial industry

The Daily Show: Still No Accountability For The Big Banks
From this Thursday's The Daily Show, guest host John Oliver took Wall Street and the SEC to task for allowing one after the other of these big banks to avoid any real criminal or civil liability for crashing the global economy. Read more...
Occupy Our Homes, the Home Defenders League, and others are joining fed-up homeowners who are ready to demand action from the DOJ against criminal bankers. Read more...
In this morning's weekly address, President Obama highlighted indications of an improving U.S. economy, Five million jobs added, a falling unemployment rate, and his Wall Street reform legislation and gave a glimpse of what is a slowly, but very steadily, brightening financial future for middle-class Americans. Read more...
Our corporate media largely ignored the protests that are still going on this week in New York. I saw CNN mention it once or twice in about a thirty second segment over the weekend, but if five of those "tea partiers" show up somewhere with Read more...
Americans really want to know why we don't make stuff anymore. What happened to American manufacturing? Why is everything made in China now? The answer: Because we are now at the economic -- and political -- mercy of the nation's Read more...

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The Bush Administration sure had a knack for letting criminals get away with it, didn't they? They failed to stop 9/11, never caught bin Laden, and Read more...
[media id=9170] (h/t Heather) I saw Bill Maher offer Matt Taibbi some pushback last night about his Rolling Stone piece on Goldman Sachs. Maher wasn' Read more...
How well did that work out the first time? Paul Krugman: Here's what McCain has to say about the wonders of market-based health reform: Opening up Read more...