Trump railed against Wall Street bankers on the campaign trail. Now they’re joining his administration.
Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.
New report finds that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
Student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
The volatility of exchange rates wouldn’t be nearly as damning were developing nations able to borrow in their own currency.
Finance should once again support the real economy of goods and services.
Come one, come all, and join Resource Generation in hosting author Chuck Collins for a tax day inspired conversation about the wealth gap and what we in DC can do about it.
The right-wing in France seeks popular support by getting behind a transactions tax on securities trades.
Other countries need to take the lead in reforming U.S. trade policies to promote global financial stability.
Ordinary citizens are making their voices heard by moving millions of dollars out of the big banks’ coffers.
Apple’s march to market supremacy has been accomplished at tremendous cost to both American and Chinese workers.
Can the Social Democrats shape a more positive vision for Germany’s relationship with Europe?
Celebrate the release of the new edition of Gar Alperovitz’ America Beyond Capitalism, a sweeping analysis of the emerging long-term pathways toward an evolutionary reconstruction of our economic system. Thousands of experiments across the country are building new forms of cooperative and community controlled economic institutions and quietly laying the groundwork for a transition away from capitalism, to a new system grounded in ecological sustainability, the democratization of wealth, and real democracy.
IPS’ Karen Dolan sheds light on who is crying wolf and trying to pull the wool over our eyes, the 99%.
An anthropologist estimates that one out of five dollars Americans earn ends up in Wall Street coffers, one way or another.