Make Corporate Landlords Pay The Bills During The Pandemic

By Sofia Lopez and Sara Mycklebust, Inequality.org. -

The Covid-19 crisis has both exposed and exacerbated racial and wealth inequality in the United States. As unemployment skyrockets and tens of millions of Americans struggle with a sudden loss of [...]

How Big Businesses Got Government Loans Meant For Small Businesses

By Paul Kiel and Jack Gillum, ProPublica. -

The Paycheck Protection Program was launched to rescue the little guy, the millions of small businesses without the deep pockets needed to survive the COVID-19 shock. But among the [...]

The Fed Is Bailing Out Polluters While Cities Struggle

By Kate Aronoff, The New Republic. -

Ever since bailout talk began this spring, climate campaigners have worried funds would be funneled to Big Oil and other polluting giants. Now it seems that fear was more than justified. While [...]

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 [...]

While Pushing Big Oil Bailouts, Trump Slaps Wind And Solar With $50 Million In Old Rent Bills

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

While giving fossil fuel companies access to relief funds ostensibly meant for small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration on Monday slapped solar and [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Big Banks Got The Sweetest Deal From The Covid-19 Bailouts

By Robert Scheer, Popular Resistance. -

It’s been over a decade since the 2008 banking meltdown, and yet many Americans are still living with the consequences of the financial crisis and the Obama administration’s decision to bailout [...]

On Market Solutions To The Covid-19 Crisis

In 2008 the Federal Reserve provided more than $4 trillion to bail out the banks. Now it is providing more than $6 trillion (thus far)—and this time the banks haven’t even failed yet! The Fed [...]