The goal has to be bigger than policing. We need to remake the financial sector into something that serves the productive economy rather than sucks the money out of it.
With both chambers of Congress soon to be under Republican control, Wall Street is on the offensive. Banks are expanding their political influence, fighting to roll back the measures already in place and working to block further reforms. In our money-driven political system, they have plenty of ammunition with which...
Cecily McMillan is behind bars, unlike any of the architects of the financial crisis. In an exclusive conversation with the Guardian, she explains why her sentence serves a purpose
Corporations aren’t people — despite what the Supreme Court says. Corporations don’t break laws; specific people do.
If the $26.7 billion in bonuses had instead gone to minimum wage workers, our economy would be expected to grow by about $32.3 billion
There is no good reason for the people’s money to be used in ways that don’t benefit the people.