Posts tagged ‘banking’

Spain’s Robin Hood Mayor and Landless Peasants Battle Bankers

by , posted on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 8:35 am

from The Real News Network

In Southern Spain, Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo, mayor of the small town of Marinaleda, is helping organize a growing protest movement against the austerity measures imposed by the Spanish government. Sánchez Gordillo and the landless peasants that follow him are at the forefront of demonstrations seeking a radical change in the country’s economic policies in response to the country’s worsening crisis.



Bill Black Report: Majority of Wall Street Money Now Goes to Romney

by , posted on Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at 10:21 am

from The Real News Network

Bill Black: Even though many on Wall Street understand need for regulation, most want a free-for-all and damn the consequences


Bill Black Reports: LIBOR and HSBC

by , posted on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 10:23 am

from the Real News Network

Bill Black, author of “The Best Way To Rob a Bank is to Own One” begins a regular TRNN feature reporting on financial news


John Fullerton: Can Financial Reform Fight Climate Change?

by , posted on Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 10:23 pm

from GRITtv with Laura Flanders

Former managing director at JP Morgan John Fullerton wants to see a complete re-imagining of the world of investments. If we don’t, Fullerton argues in this conversation with Laura Flanders, our grandchildren will ask us, “What were you thinking?”


Chris Hayes and Katrina vanden Heuvel: The Twilight of the Elites

by , posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 7:50 pm

from The Nation

Have the elite leaders of our meritocratic society failed us? Nation Editor-at-Large Chris Hayes speaks with Editor and Publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel about the ways intelligence is used to detrimental ends, and how we can ensure it is used for good.