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Hillary Clinton talks at the Unique Lives and Experiences series, Broomfield, Colorado, America - 02 Jun 2014 (Rex Features via AP Images)
June 5, 2014 | Perspectives

The possible 2016 presidential contender talks a populist line but hobnobs with Wall Street. Continue reading

Joshua Collins, 24, demonstrates outside the Burger King restaurant where he works during a protest calling for higher wages and a worker's union, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Atlanta. AP Photo/David Goldman)
May 30, 2014 | Perspectives

Our ‘leaders’ today are aggressively enthroning themselves and their ilk as the potentates of our economic, governmental and social systems and snuffing out the light of egalitarianism. Continue reading

The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2013

Bill spotlights Congressional leaders whose connections to deep-pocketed backers raise important questions about who’s really running our government. Continue reading

Traders work in the Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. April 2010 (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 11, 2013 | Blog

Our economic quick-fixes do little for most of us, but continue to reward those at the top. And yet Wall Street still wants more. Continue reading

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January 11, 2013

Bill explains how last week’s fiscal cliff deal gave tens of billions in tax breaks to Wall Street and corporations. Continue reading

Rajat Gupta leaves federal court in New York sentenced to 2 years in prison for insider trading. Left is Gupta's attorney, Gary Naftalis. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
October 25, 2012 | Blog
Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat K. Gupta was sentenced to two years in prison and fined $5 million for insider trading yesterday.
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October 19, 2012

Journalists Matt Taibbi and Chrystia Freeland discuss how far America’s super-rich will go to keep the One Percent in charge. Continue reading

Traders work in the Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. April 2010 (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 15, 2012 | Blog
Wall Street was firmly behind Obama in 2008 -- but this year, the employees of many big banks such as Goldman Sachs have defected to Romney.
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April 5, 2012

Volcker defends the rule — now under siege — that he says aims to end conflicts of interest between bankers and their customers. Continue reading

A street sign for Wall Street is in front of flags at the New York Stock Exchange. August 2006. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 27, 2012 | Blog

President Obama may talk a good populist game and even kick some corporate butt when he goes on the attack against Wall Street “fat cats.” Yet he still enjoys the company of bankers… Continue reading

Fannie Mae building in Washington. May 2007. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, file)
January 20, 2012

Gretchen Morgenson discusses the web of influence between government, big business and high finance. Continue reading