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Spanish young people protest against the socio-economic conditions in Spain

May 20, 2011

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[youtube:http://youtu.be/OuYOAnkhqzo%5D Wonderful to see young people lead social change! Advertisements

Meltdowns in Japan’s quake-hit plant

March 12, 2011

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http://www.presstv.ir/detail/169635.html Japanese medics drive through Fukushima on March 13, 2011 following the massive earthquake and tsunami. Meltdowns have reportedly occurred in two of Japan’s nuclear reactors while a risk of another explosion is reported at Japan’s quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant. The Japanese government made the announcement on Sunday as the cooling system of one […]

America’s Ten Most Corrupt Capitalists

May 13, 2010

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By Zach Carter Wall Street’s captains of industry and top policymakers in Washington are often the same people. A lot of them get rich by playing for both teams.  The financial crisis has unveiled a new set of public villains—corrupt corporate capitalists who leveraged their connections in government for their own personal profit. During the […]

Wall Street Meltdown by Redux

March 19, 2009

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Lessons from AIG

March 19, 2009

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By Robert Weissman March 19, 2009 Watch out if you live in or visit Washington, D.C. If you see a camera or microphone, be careful not to be trampled by a politician rushing to shout their “outrage” at AIG, and its brazen scheme to pay $165 million in bonuses to employees at the company unit […]

We Told You So

March 12, 2009

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By Robert Weissman March 12, 2009 Is it fair to complain about the actions of the financial deregulators? Could anyone reasonably have foreseen the consequences of a decades-long regulatory holiday for the financial sector? In a word, yes. In preparing “Sold Out: How Wall Street and Washington Betrayed America,” <http://www.wallstreetwatch.org/soldoutreport.htm> a report that documents a […]