Today’s Brief’s: November 16, 2012 UK vs. US on Bank Bailouts, BP Criminal Plea Reveals Fox Faux's Lies and Wall Street Banker's Go after Elizabeth Warren

A report is out this morning saying that United Kingdom tax payers could lose $107 billion (66 billion pounds) used to bailout the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds during the height of the financial crisis of 2008. Margaret Hodge, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fuel Is Our Number One Export. So How Will ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ Bring Down the Price of Domestic Gasoline?

January 2, 2012 “Drill, baby, drill!” Remember those three famous words? It’s the rallying cry in support of oil-industry behemoths, mostly heard from the political right and the corporate-backed news media. And to garner up support from the gullible public, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Reasons No. 17, 18, and 19 for #OWS: Citigroup Sweetheart Deals, Financial Sector Buying US Senate, and Unequal Justice

October 21, 2011 Get-Out-of-Jail Free Card:  “The SEC announced yesterday that Citigroup agreed to pay $285 million to settle charges that it misled (synonyms for that word include deceived; lied to; tricked and defrauded) investors in a mortgage securities deal, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]