Europe's largest oil producer is effectively admitting the oil game is over and promises to divest from the industry – but it wants to play to the final whistle. Can it have it both ways?
The Federal Reserve's plan to create money out of nothing for the purpose of buying mortgage-backed securities will increase the already historic level of inequality that exists in the U.S.
The SEC could bring contempt of court charges against a raft of corporate offenders, but it doesn’t -- and financial firms on Wall Street keep reaping the profits of their criminality.
The fifth largest U.S. financial institution wants to invest a couple million dollars to reduce recidivism among teenage inmates at a New York prison. What's in it for the real criminals, i.e., Goldman Sachs?
From providing physical security to deregulations, subsidies and paying the costs of ecological disaster, government is what enables the super wealthy to enrich themselves further - at everyone else's expense.