File: A statue of Liberty holding a sword and the scales of justice atop a British guildhall. (Flickr / Jesse Loughborough)
25 Nov 2015

Koch Brothers Twisting Criminal Justice Reform To Help Corporate Criminals

After publicly supporting criminal justice reform, Koch Industries is now tying their aid to new rules to help corporate criminals avoid prosecution.

Hillary Clinton Speaks at a Presidential Primary Rally in Raleigh, NC in 2008 (Keith Kissel on Flickr)
24 Nov 2015

Libya’s Collapse Proves Hillary Clinton Learned Nothing From Iraq War

As Clinton makes another attempt at the imperial presidency, she appears unwilling or unable to learn from the horrible blunders she championed in the past.

Donald Trump waves as he speaks at CPAC on February 10, 2011. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)
23 Nov 2015

Donald Trump Misremembers Israeli 9/11 Story, Blames Muslims

When Donald Trump claims 1000s of Muslims cheered 9/11, he’s rewriting a real incident that actually involved 5 Israelis.

In this March 17, 2009 photograph, two men scale the border fence into Mexico a few hundred yards away from where Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions are building a 1,500 foot-long concrete-ined drainage ditch and a 10 foot-high wall to increase security along the U.S. and Mexico border in Douglas, Ariz. (Wikimedia Commons / U.S. Navy / Steelworker 1st Class Matthew Tyson)
20 Nov 2015

Mexican Immigration Reverses: Do We Still Need A Wall?

A report from the Pew Research Center released Thursday claims that more Mexicans are leaving the US than entering it.

File: In this October 29, 2013 photograph, a F-35 Lightning fighter jet drops a laser-guided bomb. (Flickr / Ministry of Defence Images / Darin Russell)
19 Nov 2015

US-Saudi Relationship Discredits US Fight Against ISIS

Despite Saudi Arabia’s support for ISIS and repeated human rights abuses in Yemen, the U.S. approved a $1.3 billion arms sale to the Saudis this week.

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase (Steve Jurvetson on Flickr)
18 Nov 2015

JPMorgan Facing Criminal Probe For Pre-Crash Mortgage Securities Fraud

On Tuesday, WSJ reported JPMorgan and RBS are facing criminal probes for selling fraudulent mortgage-backed securities that led to the 08 crash.

File: The New York Stock Exchange trading floor during the May 15, 2014 IPO of Zendesk. (Flickr / Scott Beale / Laughing Squid)
17 Nov 2015

Report: Corporate America’s Higher Earnings Due To Stock Buyback Scams

Corporate America is cannibalizing the economy through stock buybacks, allowing the 1% to pocket more corporate earnings than ever before.

Hillary Clinton responds to Bernie Sanders question about her Wall Street donors during the Democratic debate on Saturday. (Screenshot)
16 Nov 2015

Hillary Clinton Defends Wall Street Patronage With 9/11, McFeminism

If you thought it was inappropriate of Hillary Clinton to invoke 9/11 to respond to allegations of campaign finance corruption, you’re not alone.

Jesus casting out the money changers at the Temple (Lecen on Wikimedia)
13 Nov 2015

American Consumers $11.85 Trillion In Debt, Corporate Sector Re-Leveraging

According to an analysis by personal finance information company NerdWallet, American consumers owe a total of $11.85 trillion in debt.

Neel Kashkari marches in the San Diego LGBT Pride Parade in this July 19, 2014 photograph. (Wikimedia Commons / Tristan Loper)
12 Nov 2015

TARP Chief To Lead Minneapolis Fed

With the appointment of Neel Kashkari to the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Goldman Sachs alumni now lead four out of the 12 branches of the Federal Reserve.