Tag Archives: Wall Street

Ted McLaughlin : Dems are Better for the Stock Market

Chart from Bloomberg Businessweek.Against conventional wisdom:Stock market does better under Democrats By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / February 27, 2012 The Republicans claim to be the party that best benefits Big Business and Wall Street. And Wall Street … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Dems are Better for the Stock Market

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Danny Schechter : Why Wall Street is Winning

Wall Street: The bull is back.Why Wall Street is winning The hated financial center is bouncing back. How did they do it? By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2011 Two years ago, as financial reform was … finish reading Danny Schechter : Why Wall Street is Winning

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Robert Sheer : Hogwash, Mr. President

State of the Union: Platitudinous hogwash? Photo by Miller / New York Daily News.State of the Union:Hogwash, Mr. President The speech was a distraction from what seriously ails us: an unabated mortgage crisis, stubbornly high unemployment, and a debt that … finish reading Robert Sheer : Hogwash, Mr. President

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BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

Bankster graphic from ANU News.Villains galore!Good holiday reads aboutthe great economic crisis By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / December 4, 2010 Back in 2007, just as the markets began their meltdown, I started writing a book I called … finish reading BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

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Danny Schechter : Time to Jail the Banksters

Parade of the banksters. Cartoon by Jim Conte.Time to act:A campaign to jail the financial fraudsters By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / November 11, 2010 “I’ll have the Chateau Mouton-Rothschild from 1982,” a Wall Street investment banker recently … finish reading Danny Schechter : Time to Jail the Banksters

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FILM / Danny Schechter : Stone’s ‘Wall Street’ Sequel Goes Soft

Journalist, author, Emmy winning television producer, and independent filmmaker Danny Schechter will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin, Tuesday, September 28, 2-3 p.m. (CST). To stream Rag Radio live, go here. To listen … finish reading FILM / Danny Schechter : Stone’s ‘Wall Street’ Sequel Goes Soft

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Greed Exposed : The ‘Naked Credit Default Swap’

“Greed” (2006). Mixed media from natalie.org.What they are and why they should be banned:Naked Credit Default Swaps By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / May 21, 2010 Don’t let your eyes glaze over and stop reading this post because … finish reading Greed Exposed : The ‘Naked Credit Default Swap’

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Psychology of Greed : Protecting the People from Wall Street

A rebuttal of sorts:Protecting the people from Wall Street By Steven Porter / The Rag Blog / April 23, 2010 [On April 21, The Rag Blog published an article by Sherman DeBrosse entitled Republican Jujitsu : Protecting Wall Street from … finish reading Psychology of Greed : Protecting the People from Wall Street

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Republicans : Choosing Wall Street Over Main Street

Graphic from USA Today.The Republicans and financial regulation:Choosing Wall Street over Main Street By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / April 22, 2010 It’s no secret to anyone what kicked off the current recession in America. It was the … finish reading Republicans : Choosing Wall Street Over Main Street

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : We’re Focused in Going Forward

“Piggy Banker.” Painting © Zina Saunders 2009. We’re Focused In Going Forward (a song) We’re focused in going forwardhoping we’re not moving backwardthat our dreams are not shatteredand we’re doing things that matter We have a laser-eye viewof what we … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : We’re Focused in Going Forward

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A Modest Proposal : Eat the Rich!

Photo by chrisjfry / Flickr.Serve the people!Carve up Wall Street By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / November 20, 2009 See Amy Goodman’s interview with Robert Scheer on Wall Street and the economy, from Democracy Now!, Below. Yesterday, Democracy … finish reading A Modest Proposal : Eat the Rich!

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James Howard Kunstler : Our Gods are not Happy

Rough beast, preparing to slouch. Art by Alex “Rhino” Voroshev.Thinking the unthinkable:Cornpone Hitlers and the agony of ordinary people By James Howard Kunstler / November 3, 2009 A side-trip to the local mall — where else to buy ammo around … finish reading James Howard Kunstler : Our Gods are not Happy

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