bailouts

The foreclosure crisis hit Chicago hard. It left in its wake 62,000 vacant properties in the city and more than 100,000 people living on the streets. Read more...
Bill Gates was a major bondholder in Irish Banks which benefitted from a large bailout at the expense of working Irish people, who suffered an onslaught of austerity and unemployment. Read more...
Videographer Luke Rudkowski got yet another chance to question the current chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke. The last time the two met, Bernanke was not in a talkative mood and since Luke only had one chance to ask one question he decided it had to be an important one... Read more...
Nearly 1,000 people marched through Charlotte's business district on Sunday, two days before the start of the Democratic National Convention in that city in protest of the influence of corporate money in politics. Read more...
Bill talks with financial expert Sheila Bair about the lawlessness of our banking system and the prognosis for meaningful reform. Bair was appointed in 2006 by President George W. Bush to chair the FDIC. During the 2008 meltdown, she Read more...

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October 18, 2011 - Mitt Romney says don't try to stop the foreclosure crisis. It should "run its course" so investors can buy the houses homeowners can't afford and rent them out. Nevermind those messy illegal foreclosures? Good Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR Takes It On The Road  - 1938
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR, during a U.S. Tour, speaks about The New Deal and the accomplishments of his second term and the upcoming 1938 Mid-Term elections. Read more...
What do you do when banks that took billions in taxpayer dollars foreclose on those very same taxpayers? Why, you foreclose on the banks, of course! Occupy Miami decides to move into Wells Fargo and another set of occupiers get comfy in a Bank Read more...
Fault Lines tells the definitive history of Occupy Wall Street from its early days through the movement's rapid spread up to the brutal crackdown by city officials. In the fall of 2011, New York's Zuccotti Park grabbed the world’s Read more...
"I Can't Really Do This Anymore...Unless Those of You Who Are Watching This Want to Join Me" from 'Capitalism: A Love Story' from MMFlint on Vimeo. "You know, I can't really do this anymore ... unless those of you who are watching this in the Read more...