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Does Goldman Sachs have a candidate in the presidential race?

By Against Crony Capitalism January 27, 2016   Does Goldman Sachs have a candidate in the presidential race?     Goldman Sachs, AKA Government Sachs is very active politically. It has sought systematically to get its people into positions of power around the world. The second best thing to do after having one of the […]

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Here’s Why We Need To End Corporate Welfare NOW

By Sophie McAdam True Activist October 19, 2015   Here’s Why We Need To End Corporate Welfare NOW Robert Reich on why those who are destroying the planet and society itself don’t deserve a cent of the massive hand-outs they are getting   Welfare. The mainstream media have done so much poor-shaming in recent years that […]


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Syriza Retains Rule But Troika’s “Financial Terrorism” Holds Power in Greece

By Jon Queally Common Dreams September 21, 2015   Syriza Retains Rule But Troika’s “Financial Terrorism” Holds Power in Greece With a new bailout package tied to more austerity on the way, said one Athenian, ‘We know that there is nothing good for the Greek people to wait for.’     The tumultuous political saga of […]


Greece for Sale: First Wave of Privatization Begins with Airport Buyout

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams August 20, 2015   Greece for Sale: First Wave of Privatization Begins with Airport Buyout ‘The purpose of the bailout has little to do with repaying debt and everything to do with creating a corporate paradise in the Mediterranean.’     Germany’s approval of Greece’s third bailout of €86 billion on […]

After capitulating on one of the Syriza party's key promises, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faced an internal rebellion and is expected to call a confidence vote this week. (Photo: Peter Guilliatt/cc/flickr)

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Swindle Alert: How To Spot The Fed’s Impending Bailout Of Europe

By Against Crony Capitalism June 30, 2015   Swindle Alert: How To Spot The Fed’s Impending Bailout Of Europe     How does the Fed get dollars to European banks when said banks run out of dollars in which to do dollar denominated business? Print some new ones, then have the euro banks swap euros […]


Greek Crisis: How Long Before a Fed Bailout?

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute June 28, 2015   Greek Crisis: How Long Before a Fed Bailout?   As the Greeks and the European bureaucrats and bankers continue wrestle over who is going to pay an unpayable debt, Ron Paul wonders just how long before the US Federal Reserve is called to put the […]

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If Greece Defaults, Will the Fed Bailout Europe?

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center June 21, 2015   If Greece Defaults, Will the Fed Bailout Europe?     The Greek crisis is dominating headlines this week, and promises to be the most important economic and financial topic of conversation through the weekend and into Monday. Neither the Greek government nor the European Central […]


Soros Pushes US Bailouts and Weapons for Ukraine

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 8, 2015   Soros Pushes US Bailouts and Weapons for Ukraine   If you look at the track record of the interventionists you might think they would pause before taking on more projects. Each of their past projects has ended in disaster yet still they press on. Last […]

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Life and Death On Wall Street

By WashingtonsBlog May 11, 2015   Life and Death On Wall Street   Janet Tavakoli has been one of the clearest voices on finance and banking for well over a decade. She wrote several books well before the 2008 crisis warning of the dangerous risks being taken by derivatives players, and has tirelessly tried to […]


GM Won’t Face Ignition Defect Lawsuits, Thanks To 2009 Bankruptcy

By Chris Morran Consumerist April 16, 2015   GM Won’t Face Ignition Defect Lawsuits, Thanks To 2009 Bankruptcy   (frankieleon)   The same process that allowed a bankrupt General Motors to work its way back (with the help of several billion dollars from taxpayers) to being a viable business is, six years later, helping to […]

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Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.

By Against Crony Capitalism April 1, 2015   Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.     This is an excellent report from Good Jobs First, a “good government” advocacy group, which also maintains the very useful SUBSIDY TRACKER tool. The report […]