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Goldman's plan to take over Wall Street's commodities business is working

PORTIA CROWE

How The Financial Crisis Helped Turn Big Banks Into Global Commodities Kings

Why Wall Street is pouring money into companies that want to eat its lunch… 86 more words

#RACETOGETHER: STARBUCKS ENCOURAGES BARISTAS TO TALK ABOUT RACE WITH CUSTOMERS

THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME CEO HOWARD SCHULTZ HAS GOTTEN POLITICAL.

BY DAVID LUMB

Unlike many company heads, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is not afraid to get political. 46 more words

Politics

The Shocking Tax Loophole for Corporations that Commit Crimes

This is how taxpayers end up subsidizing corporate criminals.

By Jim Hightower /  AlterNet

March 11, 2015

Photo Credit: Jeff Whyte/Shutterstock.com

“Do the crime, do the time,” the old saying goes. 107 more words

Bad Government

The Goldman Sachs primary

It’s Bush vs. Clinton at Wall Street’s wealthiest bank.

By BEN WHITE

  • NEW YORK — Forget the Democratic and Republican primaries: The two biggest names in the 2016 presidential race are competing directly against each other in an elite forum, the halls of Goldman Sachs.

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