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Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

Ellen Brown The Unz Review
No private, unelected entity should have the power over the economy that BlackRock has, without a legally enforceable fiduciary duty to wield it in the public interest.

How America’s Elites Lost Their Grip

Anand Giridharadas TIME MAgazine
Warren, is a beneficiary of the opening Sanders helped carve for capitalist–critical aspirants to America’s top office. She and Sanders, both enemies of Big Business, are among the top candidates shows how much the politics of capitalism has changed

They Loan You Money. Then They Get a Warrant for Your Arrest.

Anjali Tsui ProPublica
dollar bill with handcuffs High-interest loan companies are using Utah’s small claims courts to arrest borrowers and take their bail money. Technically, the warrants are issued for missing court hearings. For many, that’s a distinction without a difference.

Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Break Wall Street's Stranglehold

Elizabeth Warren Medium
I am tired of big financial firms looting the economy to pad their own pockets while the rest of the economy suffers. I will stop the looting and make sure Wall Street serves the rest of the economy, rather than the other way around.

Trump's Trade War Could Make the Trump Recession a Reality

John Cassidy The New Yorker
The longer Donald Trump persists in his trade war, the greater the chances are of an outright slump developing. That is what the financial markets are telling us, also the implicit message from the Federal Reserve.
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