Thursday, 09 April 2015 00:00

Living the High Life After Congress

As the latest chapter in the curious saga of Congressman Aaron “Fly Me” Schock recently came to an end, there was an unintentionally, darkly comic moment. It happened just after the Downton Abbey fanboy announced his resignation from the House of Representatives.

Published in Congress and Elections
Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:00

The Real Winner of the Midterms: Wall Street

The crop of newly elected politicians from last week’s elections are likely to increase profits for banks while further cutting public sector workers’ pensions.

Published in Congress and Elections
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 00:00

Elizabeth Warren Quietly Racked Up A Nice Win

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) got her way on Tuesday when the Federal Reserve rejected the living will plans for most Wall Street banks.
Published in End Corporate Rule
#FloodWallStreet – A day of non-violent direct action, Monday September 22nd: Thousands of demonstrators are planning to disrupt business-as-usual on Wall Street and at the NY Stock Exchange, sending a message to Obama and world leaders meeting at the UN Climate Summit on the 23rd: “Our economic system both causes, and profits from the crisis that is threatening humanity.”
Published in End Corporate Rule
Transforming poorer neighborhoods into desirable real estate for the new elites often requires getting rid of the poor: jail becomes the new home for many. The U.S. leads the world in prisoners with 2.27 million in jail and more than 4.8 million on parole. Minorities have been especially hard hit, forming 39.4% of the prison population, with one in three black men expected to serve time during their lifetimes.

Occucard - Save the Post Office

OccuCardPostOffice

 

 

Featured End Corporate Rule News

  • Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K. +

    Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K. Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America. O.K., Read More
  • End Corporate Rule +

    End Corporate Rule Time and again, whether we are seeking sensible healthcare, environmental, economic, or foreign policy—supported by a majority of Americans—we hit Read More
  • A Short History of Postal Banking +

    A Short History of Postal Banking As the debate over reinstituting postal banking heats up, we should know we had it. And it worked. Last week Read More
  • A New Postal Union Leader Really Doesn't Want Mail Sent From Staples +

    A New Postal Union Leader Really Doesn't Want Mail Sent From Staples It’s unusual for a challenger to unseat an incumbent president in the postal workers’ union election, but Mark Dimondstein did Read More
  • Local GMO Fights Smash Records as Monsanto's Millions Bankroll Opposition +

    Local GMO Fights Smash Records as Monsanto's Millions Bankroll Opposition Citizen-led initiatives to regulate GMOs in Hawaii, Oregon and Colorado face deep pockets of outside industry groups Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

End Corporate Rule Calls

  • Update on Democracy Spring/Awakening, Hill Legislation, Left Forum Panels and Election Results/Voter Suppression Issues
  • Listen to the March call with updates from Capitol Hill on the TPP, The People's Budget and the fight against privatization...
  • Listen to the March call with updates on Democracy Spring, Democracy Awakening, need for voter protection in the...