How Banks Against Wealth Building By Blacks After 2008 Crash

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Wallstreetonparade.com -

If you get your business news from the Wall Street Journal or Bloomberg News or the New York Times or Reuters or the Financial Times or CNBC, chances are you did not hear about a critically [...]

US CEO Pay, Bank Profits, Corporate Cash Set New Records

By Barry Grey, Wsws.org -

Across the United States, workers are being told by Democrats and Republicans alike that there is “no money” for decent wages, pensions or health care. Teachers from West Virginia to Oklahoma, [...]

22 Million Reasons Black America Doesn’t Trust Banks

By Marcus Anthony Hunter, Theconversation.com -

“This bank is just what the freedmen need,” remarked President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1865, as he signed the Freedman’s Bank Act, authorizing the organization of a national bank for recently [...]

FANG Collective Declares Victory In The Shame On Citizens Campaign

By Steve Ahlquist, Upriseri.com -

On Thursday activists and organizers with The FANG Collective, the Shame On Citizens campaign and other groups celebrated after learning that Citizens Bank had ended their financing of Energy [...]

Rothschild Passing Dynasty On To 7th Generation, Marking 200 Years Of Banker Family Rule

By Rachel Blevins, Activistpost.com -

The Rothschild banking empire will ensure that its control continues to stay within the family for a seventh generation as David de Rothschild, 75, is set to hand the role of chairman over to his [...]

Citigroup Will Refund $330 Million To Credit Card Customers It Overcharged

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

Oops. $330 MILLION is a rather large mistake. Citi hiked credit card holders’ interest rates immediately after two late payments, then never corrected them as required after the customers paid on [...]

Big Banks Got Huge Tax Cuts, Then Hiked States’ And Cities’ Interest Rates

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

The monster banks get monster tax cuts … then turn around and hike interest rates for states and cities. The hikes could translate into millions of dollars of extra costs for cash-strapped [...]

Trump & Fed: Shadow Bankers Deepening Control Of US Economy

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Trump's imminent appointments of Fed chairs, vice-chairs and governors may prove the first step in the total capture of the US central bank by the shadow banker element in the US economy. What [...]

An SF City Bank Is Not Only Possible — It’s A Great Idea

By Tim Redmond, 48hills.org -

San Francisco faces no legal obstacles and no significant policy problems with creating a municipal bank, a recent report from the city’s budget and legislative analyst concludes. The report, [...]

US Bank Declares End To Oil And Gas Pipeline Loans

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

For months, the bank had been under fire for financing the Dakota Access pipeline by providing over a quarter billion dollars worth of funding to its builder, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP). [...]

Seattle Municipal Bank–A Future For US All

By Matt Remle and Nikkita Oliver, southseattleemerald.com -

It was in early August 2016, as bulldozers desecrated grave sites and sacred lands along the Cannonball River on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.  As private security unleashed attack dogs on [...]

BlackRock Wields Its $6 Trillion Club To Combat Climate Risks

By Emily Chasan, bloomberg.com -

BlackRock, along with investors such as UBS Asset Management and JPMorgan Chase & Co., is a participant in the task force led by Bloomberg LP founder Michael Bloomberg. The group concluded in [...]

Former Governor Of Bank Of Spain: Public Entity Should Create Money

By Staff, publicbankinginstitute.org -

By Staff of Public Banking Institute - Positive Money, the monetary reform group based in the UK, posts that Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez, former governor of Bank of Spain, is now recommending [...]

Big Banks Are Committing Major Crimes Against The Climate

By Alison Kirsch, alternet.org -

By Alison Kirsch for AlterNet - At the start of next week, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the U.N.'s negotiating body on climate change, will meet in Germany to [...]

Indigenous-Led Protest Shuts Down Banks In Seattle

By Sydney Brownstone, www.thestranger.com -

By Sydney Brownstone for The Stranger - At 11 o'clock this morning, four people chained themselves to a structure blocking an entrance of the Bank of America on 5th and Olive Street. Two of them [...]