Wall Street

Meet the new members of the Majority Report crew. Journalist David Dayen, explains the types of fraud that JP Morgan committed during the housing crisis. How the federal government always goes soft on JP Morgan and other unethical mega banks. Why the fines that JP Morgan pays are not real fines. Who is Larry Snyder […]
New report indicates climate change is moving even faster than we realized. How the Trump Administration is suppressing climate science. Policy and identity. What Ryan Cooper got right and wrong in his piece on Kamala Harris, Deval Patrick and Corey Booker. ICE’s new obscene policies and using children as bait. On The Fun Half: The […]
Journalist David Dayen, explains why Trump’s picks for Commerce and Treasury (Wilbur Ross and Steven Mnuchin) secretaries are both profiteers off of the housing crisis. Reverse mortgage schemes. Steve Mnuchin misery merchant. Wilbur Ross’s outsourcing career in private equity and how he profited from the foreclosure crisis. The Obama failure on the Foreclosure crisis and […]
Glenn Greenwald tells Brian Stetler that there is an imbalance in transparency between Clinton and Trump and what’s interesting in the Wikileaks emails. Journalist David Dayen explains what the Wikileaks emails reveal. The importance of branding and positioning in the Wikileaks emails. How corporate power works in the Democratic Party. How economic policy-making is influenced […]
Paul Heideman, a PHD candidate in sociology at NYC explains the opportunity that the left saw to takeover the Democratic Party in the 1960s. Pushing the Dixiecrats out of the Democratic Party. When the Democrats were a southern regional party. Capital intensive industries and coming to terms with the FDR Democratic Party. Where the Left […]
Rana Foroohar the author of  Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business explains why Mitt Romney is wrong about who the real makers and takers are. The imbalance between the financial sector and “real businesses.” Why finance sectors half the size of ours in the us are bad signs for economies. […]
Roger Stone tells Alex Jones that if he is killed blame the Clintons. David Dayen author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud explains why he told the bottom up story of the foreclosure crisis. The three individuals that Dayen followed to understand banking corruption in the housing market. Scams, […]
David Dayen explains how a new Goldman Sachs subprime mortgages fraud settlement with the Federal Government is a fraud. Why Goldman is not going to end up paying any actual money. Why Goldman’s punishment is like forcing a bank robber to open a lemonade stand. Who Goldman Sachs ripped off. Why the Federal government benefits […]
MR reviews last nights Democratic Primary debate. Bernie Sanders a powerful answer on birtherism and racism. Do the Koch Brothers support Bernie? Bernie Sanders is dangerous for Wall Street. Bernie and Hillary debate the auto bailout. Bernie gives a strong answer on tuition free colleges. Sanders tries to get Clinton to agree to end Fracking […]
John Kay a visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and author of Other People’s Money: The Real Business of Finance, explains the purpose of finance and how our economy devolved into greater financialization. Why paper wealth allows you to “imagine” more wealth. The “I’ll be gone, you’ll be gone” model of banking and do we […]