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My Advice to the Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone October 27, 2011 I’ve been down to “Occupy Wall Street” twice now, and I love it. The protests building at Liberty Square and spreading over Lower Manhattan are a great thing, the logical answer to the Tea Party and a long-overdue middle finger to the financial elite. The protesters picked the […]

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Wall Street’s Bailout Hustle

Goldman Sachs and other big banks aren’t just pocketing the trillions we gave them to rescue the economy – they’re re-creating the conditions for another crash MATT TAIBBI Posted Feb 17, 2010 5:57 AM On January 21st, Lloyd Blankfein left a peculiar voicemail message on the work phones of his employees at Goldman Sachs. Fast […]

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Big U.S. Banks Will Soon Disappear

Big US Banks May Be Headed For Extinction—And Soon CNBC Posted By: Albert Bozzo | Senior Features Editor CNBC.com | 08 May 2009 | 02:30 PM ET In the world of banking, too-big-to-fail may be in the process of morphing into too-big-to-exist. After hundreds of billions in federal aid and even more in lost investment […]

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Government Bailout Hits $8.5 trillion

Kathleen Pender The San Francisco Chronicle November 26, 2008 The federal government committed an additional $800 billion to two new loan programs on Tuesday, bringing its cumulative commitment to financial rescue initiatives to a staggering $8.5 trillion, according to Bloomberg News. That sum represents almost 60 percent of the nation’s estimated gross domestic product. Given […]

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