What they really do is inflate the national debt while concentrating wealth and political power into fewer and fewer hands.
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.