Trump Rushes to Aid the Needy… of Wall Street!

Jim Hightower

Remember Trump-the-candidate fulminating against these very Wall Street elites? Of all the economic pain in America that Washington ought to be relieving, what group would you choose as the top priority? Public opinion surveys consistently … Read moreTrump Rushes to Aid the Needy… of Wall Street!

The Ethical Rot of Wells Fargo, from the Top Down

Jim Hightower

Wells Fargo has been burrowing ever deeper into ethical slime Just when you thought that Big Banker greed surely bottomed out with 2008’s Wall Street crash and bailout, along comes Wells Fargo, burrowing even deeper … Read moreThe Ethical Rot of Wells Fargo, from the Top Down

Who Says Crime Doesn’t Pay?

Jim Hightower

Whoever said that crime doesn’t pay hasn’t seen Wall Street. Hey, can we all just stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street’s big money-grubbing banks? Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with … Read moreWho Says Crime Doesn’t Pay?

Sniffing the Ethical Rot in Wall Street’s Culture

Jim Hightower

Ethical rot and Wall Street: Synonymous? Not too many years ago, any news story about bonus money would’ve been about some 20-year-old baseball player — an up-and-coming superstar getting $100,000 or so on top of … Read moreSniffing the Ethical Rot in Wall Street’s Culture

The Mobsters of Wall Street

Jim Hightower

Wall Street goons: no punishment, but they get a raise! Assume that you ran a business that was found guilty of bribery, forgery, perjury, defrauding homeowners, fleecing investors, swindling consumers, cheating credit card holders, violating … Read moreThe Mobsters of Wall Street

Can Wall Street Buy Redemption?

Jim Hightower

An attempt at ‘reputation redemption’ for Wall Street and Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs churns out enormous profits from its high-rolling, casino investment schemes, while also churning out fat paychecks for its top executives. They literally … Read moreCan Wall Street Buy Redemption?

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