Federal guidelines require prosecutors to weigh the broader economic consequences of charging corporations. What about the consequences of NOT charging them?
Senator Bernie Sanders ripped Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein over his assertions that the government should lower people's expectations and cut entitlements. This is coming from a man who made $16 million last year.
We've written about this over and over again here at C&L and what a bad idea it is to be calling for the retirement age for Social Security and Medicare to be raised and how it just inflicts pain on the poor at a time of record income disparity and
I know there will be a lot of very thoughtful and moving blog posts today at all my favorite blogs and news sites about what different people are thankful for. Truth be told, I am actually a pretty sentimental guy, and if this Thanksgiving is like
Ezra Klein, filling in for MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell this Tuesday evening, ended this segment responding to Goldman Sachs CEO, Lloyd Blankfein's assertion that the Social Security retirement age should be raised with a question that we all already know the answer to:
The big banks have FINALLY been held to account!! ...Never mind, I was thinking of something else. Many people want to claim the Occupy movement is dead but as Mark Twain said, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” No
More rich people getting richer during the economy that's crushing the majority of us: Via: Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein's compensation increased 14.5 percent to $16.2 million in 2011 despite a sharp decline in
Another in a series of 1-minute films that reveal the methods of the worst of the 1% who are using their wealth to exploit the 99% From Brave New Films and Occupy the Boardroom.
Federal Reserve Headquarters (Eccles Building), Washington DC It took the journalists at Bloomberg News two years - and presumably lots of legal fees - to pry information out of the Federal Reserve that should have been made public long ago. We
Weingarten is a very heavy legal hitter, so it looks like old Lloyd really is worried. Geeze, Lloyd, haven't you noticed bankers don't go to jail? (h/t odd man out.) Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein has hired high-profile
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