Secret Emails Show Lack Of Support For Hillary Clinton Among Democratic Activists

By: Friday September 19, 2014 7:58 am

According to secret emails reviewed by The Hill, some influential Democratic Party members are less than enthused about the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming president. The Google group called “Gamechanger Salon,” hosts 1,500 Democratic Party aligned operatives in activism and media. A years worth of emails revealed “significant dissatisfaction” with Hillary Clinton. The group includes [...]

President Obama Has The Power And Opportunity To Implement Postal Banking

By: Tuesday February 11, 2014 8:28 am

One of the more innovative solutions for America’s underbanked is to use the existing postal infrastructure to provide basic banking services, it would be allow lower income Americans to have easy and safe access to bank services while keeping them away from financial predators such as payday lenders. The concept was discussed in a recent [...]

Senators Write Letter To Harry Reid Opposing Fast Track Authority For TPP and TTIP

By: Thursday January 16, 2014 9:55 am

According to a letter obtained by Firedoglake, 12 United States Senators have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to convey their opposition to the “prospect of renewing Trade Promotion Authority” or fast track authority. Specifically mentioned in the context of that opposition is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment [...]

Third Way’s Attack On Elizabeth Warren Prompted By Calls For Expanding Social Security

By: Monday December 9, 2013 5:42 am

Why did Third Way launch an attack on Senator Elizabeth Warren? According to one of the op-ed writers it was Warren’s support for a plan to expand Social Security that was the “final moment.” Clearly an unforgivable offense against the bondholders that Third Way represents who want general austerity and cuts to Social Security to ensure [...]

Elizabeth Warren Responds To Third Way Attack By Asking Wall Street To Disclose Ties

By: Wednesday December 4, 2013 10:31 am

Senator Elizabeth Warren is not taking the attack on her by Third Way lying down. In an open letter to the CEOs of the Too Big To Fail Wall Street banks responsible for the financial crisis of 2008, Senator Warren asks that they disclose their connections to think tanks like Third Way. That way the [...]

Third Way Returns To Attack Elizabeth Warren And Bill de Blasio

By: Wednesday December 4, 2013 6:00 am

Update: Senator Warren has responded to Third Way. For those unfamiliar, when Wall Street bought the Democratic Party they wanted their transaction to be called the triumph of “Third Way” politics in association with other gains by finance capital and neoliberal politicians around the world, especially the UK. They were essentially advocating that Democrats concede [...]

Elizabeth Warren Pushes For Expanding Social Security

By: Tuesday November 19, 2013 6:01 am

Senator Elizabeth Warren responded to cynical attempts by the 1% and their media institutions to pit the 99% against each other by taking to the Senate floor and calling for an expansion of Social Security. She denounced attempts by groups like Fix the Debt and their fellow travelers in The Washington Post Editorial Board to [...]

Is 2016 Elizabeth Warren’s Year?

By: Wednesday November 13, 2013 11:30 am

This week has seen a flurry of stories on Elizabeth Warren as a possible presidential candidate in 2016. The context seems to typically be an analysis of what candidate could take down Hillary Clinton – the seemingly inevitable Democratic nominee for 2008 2016. Warren is seen as the candidate in touch with the base of [...]

New York Times Tries To Frame Right Wing Economic Policies As “Center”

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 10:01 am

Despite overwhelming evidence in opinion polls and election results rejecting right wing proposals to cut the budget at the expense of the poor and middle class, the New York Times is determined to frame austerity as the centrist position. The latest example being Jonathan Martin’s piece titled Some Democrats Look to Push Party Away From [...]

Wall Street Sees Trade Deals As Opportunity To Further Gut Dodd-Frank

By: Thursday June 6, 2013 11:06 am

Despite Wall Street kicking the crap out of reformers in Congress and in the regulatory bodies, they want more. The banksters demand to have what they have had historically – complete domination. Therefore, they are looking for other avenues to eviscerate what little is left of financial reform and seemed to have found another one [...]

Elizabeth Warren Wants Students To Have Same Privileges As Wall Street

By: Friday May 10, 2013 10:22 am

As a recent study indicates that college and universities are giving financial aid to rich students at the expense of poor ones Senator Elizabeth Warren is offering a bill to bring student debt relief. Warren says students should get the same rates as Wall Street. Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced her first standalone piece of legislation [...]

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