If Wall Street gets its way, we will be working longer, harder and for less pay, if we are lucky enough to work at all
|By: Les Leopold Saturday June 26, 2010 7:13 pm|
Why is BP being forced to pay for some of its sins, while Wall Street gets rewarded for polluting the financial system?
|By: Les Leopold Sunday June 13, 2010 9:31 am|
The big challenge to democracy is the veto power of global financial markets, not radical Islam
|By: Les Leopold Sunday June 6, 2010 9:57 am|
We need to dismantle the harmful notion that extended unemployment benefits is contributing to unemployment. There are not enough jobs to go around. The problem is the economic crash not those who lost their jobs.
|By: Les Leopold Sunday May 30, 2010 10:50 am|
Try explaining to someone why 150,000 teachers are losing their jobs while the top ten hedge fund managers earn $900,000 an hour during the worst financial year since the Great Depression. Something is very wrong with our economy.
|By: Les Leopold Sunday May 23, 2010 7:24 am|
The financial reform doesn’t go nearly far enough because it leaves the biggest bubble of them all in place — Wall Street itself. The net result will be a further decline of the middle class and a distribution of wealth to the super-rich.
|By: Les Leopold Saturday May 15, 2010 11:14 am|
Our financial system is out of control, and getting worse by the day. We can expect many more trading glitches, country crashes, stock market gyrations and bank looting by our financiers. Neither party has the will to stop it.
|By: Les Leopold Saturday May 8, 2010 7:55 am|
Warren Buffett has become the homespun icon of what’s good about American capitalism. But he’s been getting a free pass. We now have proof that he’s part and parcel of the Wall Street rip-off.
|By: Les Leopold Saturday May 1, 2010 3:08 am|
The wealthiest financiers make billions for activities which we do not understand and which may not provide value to our economy and society. Meanwhile we lay off thousands of teachers. What’s wrong with this picture?
|By: Les Leopold Saturday April 24, 2010 2:51 am|
President Obama suggests that Main Street and Wall Street are in this financial mess together. That’s a faulty theory that will lead to faulty financial reforms.