Further corroding trust and confidence in government and government officials, another senior government official takes his turn through the highly lucrative revolving door onto Wall Street

Further corroding trust and confidence in government and government officials, another senior government official takes his turn through the highly lucrative revolving door onto Wall Street:Former Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), who stunningly lost a recent primary election largely due to his cozy ties to Wall Street, has landed …

Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S

Did you know…  …that Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S–two of the largest private prison firms in the world? …that last year, the Chairman of the Board of CCA was inducted onto the Board of Trustees at Belmont University, and that …

Tell the Senate: Vote to reverse the Hobby Lobby decision now

The Senate is poised to consider a bill this week that would reverse the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. Sen. Patty Murray, who introduced the Not My Boss’s Business Act with Sen. Mark Udall last week, is reaching out to Democracy for America members to help rally public support for it. Read …

Predictions FROM Jeremy Leggett, author ENERGY OF NATIONS

The Energy of Nations.  Since the  5 months the book has been out , here isan update on how the dramas are playing out :I finished writing the book during the Easter break a year ago. As you know,I made predictions about three systemic risks being run by the energyincumbency: …

Koch net worth hits $100 billion as Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress

  Koch net worth hits $100 billionas Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress     Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index shows Charles and David Koch’s combined net worth as now surpassing the $100 billion benchmark, far beyond Bill Gates’ $79 billion, Sheldon Adelson’s $36 billion, George Soros’s $26 billion, and Tom …

Financial Reform Newsletter – April 16, 2014 – Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts.

    Financial Reform Newsletter April 16, 2014 Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts. Wall Street’s too-dangerous-to-fail banks and their many allies have been trying to kill, gut or weaken financial reform by filing numerous lawsuits claiming that every rule must be subjected to what …

Better Markets: Smoking Gun Catches the SEC in a Lie: It’s Time for the SEC to Disclose its Secret Settlement Collusion with Wall Street.

Financial Reform Newsletter April 11, 2014 Smoking Gun Catches the SEC in a Lie: It’s Time for the SEC to Disclose its Secret Settlement Collusion with Wall Street. Two separate reports this week have scratched the surface of what could soon be a full-blown scandal at the SEC. First, a recently …

the Globalist: Systematically Silencing America

September 25, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     New Features Systematically Silencing America Stephan Richter | How Republicans and their allies deal with America’s real problems such as gun violence. The Social Cost of U.S. Guns In Focus | How much does the United States spend each year on gun …

Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Contact: Iris Bune Tel: +31 20 428 67 52 email: [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TBLI CONFERENCE™ Partners With Nexus Network   Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investor forum for asset owners and managers, has partnered with Nexus Network, …