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 [...]

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 [...]

Pipeline Protestors Shut Down Citizens Bank

By The Fang Collective, www.thefangcollective.org -

By The Fang Collective. Providence, RI – On Thursday morning three people with The FANG Collective blockaded the main entrance to the Citizens Bank global headquarters building in downtown [...]

Aide Planted Anti-Bank Comments In Paid Clinton Speech

By Zaid Jilani, www.theintercept.com -

By Zaid Jilani for The Intercept - A TOP AIDE calculatingly inserted a passage critical of the financial industry into one of Hillary Clinton’s many highly-paid speeches to big banks, “precisely [...]

Newsletter: Elections Expose the Oligarchs

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The 2016 presidential election has shown how the duopoly, the two parties that represent big business interests and the wealthiest, are [...]

Chicago Latest To Sanction Wells Fargo For Defrauding Customers

By Karen Pierog and Dave McKinney, www.reuters.com -

By Karen Pierog and Dave McKinney for Reuters - The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a one-year suspension for Wells Fargo & Co from city business because of its scandal over phony [...]

Big Banking Scandal Wall Street Is Hiding From You

By Zach Cartwright, www.usuncut.com -

By Zach Cartwright for U.S. Uncut - Your community’s tax dollars are getting quietly pilfered by Wall Street banks, and the banks are doing an excellent job of keeping the how away from you. The [...]

Putting Class Back In Class Warfare

By Inequality.org, www.inequality.org -

By Inequality.org, You have probably seen the work of the Other 98%, but you may not have known who was behind it. Flash mobs at the Target store, guerilla projections at Koch brothers meetings, [...]

The Big Banks Can Be Beaten

By Sarah Anderson, www.otherwords.org -

By Sarah Anderson for Other Worlds - When the 2008 financial crash slammed the New York City construction industry, Maribel Touré’s husband lost his job as an architect. On top of that, Maribel [...]

Breaking: Iceland PM Resigns Over Panama Papers

By Staff, www.france24.com -

By France 24 Europe. "The prime minister told (his party's) parliamentary group meeting that he would step down as prime minister and I will take over," the deputy leader of Iceland's Progressive [...]

Wall Street Fees Are Bleeding Our Cities Dry

By Zach Cartwright, www.usuncut.com -

By Zach Cartwright for US Uncut. United States - Cities, counties, and states are all hemorrhaging hundreds of billions, and possibly even trillions of dollars a year in banking fees. The root [...]

Jail The Bankers And Take Back Control Over Money

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Bill Black of the newly formed Bank Whistleblowers United is interviewed about the plan they have put forward to instill the rule of law on Wall Street and [...]

17 Of The Worst Corporate Crimes In 2015

By Phil Mattera for Dirt Diggers Digest. The ongoing corporate crime wave showed no signs of abating in 2015. BP paid a record $20 billion to settle the remaining civil charges relating to the [...]