I'm sure everyone saw this one coming a mile away as well. El Rushbo couldn't let the talking heads on Fox be the only ones getting in on the Pope bashing after he dared to speak out against unfettered capitalism and the idolatry of money.
The billionaire Koch brothers want Americans to believe that minimum wage is the one thing standing in the way of the poorest Americans having some upward mobility.
Robert Reich explains the troubling situation as the Republican push to legislate "morality" goes on, and on.
Sheila Bair joins Bill Moyers to talk about American banks' continuing risky and manipulative practices, their seeming immunity from prosecution, and growing anger from Congress and the public.
Humanity is waking up to the fact that the dominant system of power is failing to provide us with health, happiness or meaning. The resulting crisis has become the catalyst for a profound transformation: millions of people are deciding that enough is enough -- the time has come to create a new world, a world that works for all life.
When the greed, recklessness, and illegal behavior on Wall Street drove this country into the deepest recession since the 1930s, the largest financial institutions in the United States took every advantage of being American. They just loved their country - and the willingness of the American people to provide them with the largest bailout in world history. In 2008, Congress approved a $700 billion gift to Wall Street. Another $16 trillion in virtually zero interest loans and other financial assistance came from the Federal Reserve. America. What a great country.
When an independent analysis of JPMorgan Chase exposed “serious flaws” in the company’s home loans, it did what Wall Street does best, hid the evidence.
This is your moment of clarity #202: Wanna know just how corrupt YOUR state government is? Well, now you can...
Due out on newstands January 17th, Matt Taibbi's latest expose on the Big Banks, Big Government, and Wall Street is available online now. As always, it's another "Must Read" if you haven't yet done so. Here's a snippet... Matt
This video is from a Nov. 9th, 2012 march by hundreds of supporters on several banks in Los Angeles...