At the Campaign for America's Future, Richard (RJ) Eskow writes Incredibly Guilty: Despite Lowenstein's Defense, Wall Street's Still A Nest Of Criminality:
In a piece called "Wall Street: Not Guilty," financial columnist Roger Lowenstein attempts to defend Wall Street against allegations that it's a viper's nest of rampant criminality. His mischaracterization, mockery, and vague suggestions of McCarthyism are strident, flat, and fail to get the job done.
Jon Queally at Common Dreams writes Bank of America Settlement Only Proves Invincibility of Wall Street: It's not nothing, say critics, but the U.S. government's announced $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America announced on ... Read Post
Joe Pinsker at The Atlantic writes Financial Criminals Have Been Fined Billions, but They Rarely Pay: On a plane earlier this week, I watched The Wolf of Wall Street. The film’s outsized antics—public masturbation, the tossing of li... Read Post