US Politics Obama Years Public date: 25.02.2019 20:17:58

Publisher: Bernie Sanders

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1 Oct 2011

What Wall Street doesn’t want us to know about oil prices

The top six financial institutions in this country own assets equal to more than 60 percent of our gross domestic product and possess enormous economic and political power. One of the great questions of our time is whether the American people, through Congress, will control the greed, recklessness and illegal behavior on Wall Street, or whether Wall Street will continue to wreak havoc on our economy and the lives of working families.
The top six financial institutions in this country own assets equal to more than 60 percent of our gross domestic...

Publisher: Dangerous Minds

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30 Sep 2011

First ‘official’ statement from the Occupy Wall Street movement

As one people, united, we acknowledge the reality: that the future of the human race requires the cooperation of its members; that our system must protect our rights, and upon corruption of that system, it is up to the individuals to protect their own rights, and those of their neighbors; that a democratic government derives its just power from the people, but corporations do not seek consent to extract wealth from the people and the Earth; and that no true democracy is attainable when the process is determined by economic power.
As one people, united, we acknowledge the reality: that the future of the human race requires the cooperation of its...

Publisher: Amped Status

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29 Sep 2011

The Long Road to #OccupyWallStreet and the Origins of the 99% Movement

As the occupation of Wall Street moves into its third week, there are many questions about the organizers behind the ongoing protests and the origins of the 99% Movement. As one of the many people who actively supported the effort, and helped launch the 99% Movement, I will give my perspective on the events leading up to the occupation of Liberty Park.
As the occupation of Wall Street moves into its third week, there are many questions about the organizers behind the...

Publisher: Bernie Sanders

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19 Aug 2011

CFTC Report Reveals Rampant Speculation in Oil Markets

This report clearly shows that in the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked to more than $4 a gallon, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and other speculators on Wall Street dominated the crude oil futures market causing tremendous damage to the entire economy," Sanders said. "The CFTC has kept this information hidden from the American public for nearly three years. That is an outrage.
This report clearly shows that in the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked to more than $4 a gallon, Goldman Sachs,...

Publisher: Bernie Sanders

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21 Jul 2011

U.S. provided a whopping $16 trillion in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks

The first top-to-bottom audit of the Federal Reserve uncovered eye-popping new details about how the U.S. provided a whopping $16 trillion in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks and businesses during the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
The first top-to-bottom audit of the Federal Reserve uncovered eye-popping new details about how the U.S. provided a...

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