The U.S. economy is not based on health, happiness and life. It needs our death, misery and hardship in order to thrive.
Beneath populist pretense and slander, the coming Trump presidency is shaping up as a great monument to the nation’s unelected dictatorship of money. The only real mystery is how far it will deliver on its reactionary promises.
A 2008 email made public by WikiLeaks this month revealed that a bank executive essentially picked most of the president's Cabinet appointments—including the people who bailed out Wall Street. If you want "a chance to shape history," speak up before this election.
"I can think of no matter of 'intense public interest' about which 'the American people deserve the details' than the issue of what precisely happened to the criminal referrals that followed the 2008 crash."
On the presidential campaign trail, the candidate has been hailing Obamacare and the Dodd-Frank Act, a measure aimed at Wall Street corruption. Yet she has infused her staff with former lobbyists and consultants who did all they could to block the two reforms.
“For most people, pleading guilty to a felony means they will very likely land in prison, lose their job and forfeit their right to vote,” writes Dealbook at The New York Times.
To grasp the dangers that the Big Six banks presently pose to the financial stability of our nation and the world, you need to understand their history in Washington, starting with the Clinton years of the 1990s.