The New Pirates Of Ancient Albion

By Aram Aharonian, Venezuelanalysis. -

The English High Court ruled earlier this month that the virtual and self-proclaimed “interim president” (Washington’s puppet) Juan Guaido and not the Venezuelan state should administer the 31 [...]

Why Banking Needs A Co-operative Revolution

By Iwan Doherty, Mutual Interest. -

You’d struggle to find anyone who believes our current banking sector was the ideal one for producing and maintaining a strong and just economy. The 2008 crisis showed how unstable, and vital to [...]

Meet BlackRock, The New Great Vampire Squid

By Ellen Brown, Web of Debt. -

BlackRock has been called “the most powerful institution in the financial system,” “the most powerful company in the world” and the “secret power.” It is the world’s largest asset manager and [...]

The Pandemic Has Shown That We Need A Public Option For Banking Services

By Raúl Carrillo, Inequality.org. -

As marginalized families without bank accounts struggle to get stimulus checks, it's time to fix the rusty pipes of our inequitable financial system. The COVID-19 pandemic response has shown [...]

Banking For The People, Not Wall Street Profits

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

It has been a hundred years since the first and only public bank was created in the United States, in North Dakota, but now there is renewed interest in starting more public banks. California [...]

Central Banks Bailing Out Wall Street And Big Finance As Crash Looms

By Nick Beams, Wsws.org -

Two actions by US financial authorities this week indicate that the United States will respond to a looming downturn in the global economy by providing, once again, unlimited amounts of cash to [...]

Facebook May Be More Dangerous Than Wall Street

By Ellen Brown, Truthdig. -

Payments can happen cheaply and easily without banks or credit card companies, as has already been demonstrated—not in the United States but in China. Unlike in the U.S., where numerous firms [...]

Pennsylvania’s Public Banking Movement Draws More Support

By The Public Banking Institute. -

Black Business Review’s Marilyn Kai Jewett writes favorably of Pennsylvania’s public bank movement at both the state and municipal levels. A strong municipal public bank coalition has also [...]

The Global Economy Is A Time Bomb Waiting To Explode

By Marshall Auerback, Independentmediainstitute.org -

In the aftermath of the greatest financial calamity since the Great Depression, then–chief of staff for the Obama administration Rahm Emanuel made the call for aggressive action to prevent a [...]

World’s Biggest Investors: Tackle Climate Change Or Face Financial Crash

By Damian Carrington, Occupy.com -

Global investors managing $32 trillion issued a stark warning to governments at the UN climate summit on Monday, demanding urgent cuts in carbon emissions and the phasing out of all coal burning. [...]

Saudi Arabia Financed The Killers Of American Troops I Commanded

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, Truthdig.com -

It’s time to ask an uncomfortable question: What exactly is the U.S. getting out of its partnership with Saudi Arabia? The answer is: nothing but headaches, human rights abuses and national [...]

Occupy The SEC Submits Letter To Financial Regulators On The Proposed Weakening Of Volcker Rule Regulations

By Staff, OccupyTheSEC.org -

The Volcker Rule was passed as part of the Dodd Frank Act of 2010 in order to help avert another financial crisis similar to the Great Recession of 2008. That crisis was caused in large part by [...]

Another Financial Earthquake In The Making

By Nick Beams, Wsws.org -

The key issue to emerge from the semiannual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held in Bali, Indonesia last week is that 10 years out from the 2008 global financial crisis the [...]

A Global People’s Bailout For The Coming Crash

By Adam Parsons, Sharing.org -

A full decade since the great crash of 2008, many progressive thinkers have recently reflected on the consequences of that fateful day when the investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, [...]

Bank of America Freezing Accounts Of Suspected Non-Citizens

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig -

In recent months, the Trump administration has launched an unprecedented assault on the immigrant community, highlighted by a “zero tolerance” policy that has left as many as 500 children [...]

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