Tag Archives: Too Big to Jail

Après moi, le déluge

  Last week, I neglected to mention one of the key drivers of American nihilism–elite impunity. As David Sirota recounts in a new article, since Enron, America has become an elite accountability free-zone. “Our society has been fundamentally altered by … Continue reading

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Ten Years After

  Ten years ago the US stock market tanked, and for the next several weeks financial markets were a cluster-fuck of panic and chaos. Americans were frightened of what was happening in the economy. The real estate market had collapsed. Venerable Wall … Continue reading

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They Own the Place

The banks and financial industry have a lock on our political and economic systems, directly contributing to the growing economic inequality and bifurcated rule of law. Since Senator Dick Durbin blurted out to a radio host the power that the banking … Continue reading

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Feral Elite

What happens when you look forward instead of backward and refuse to hold your elite accountable for disastrous policy decisions and crimes? You get feral elite. They’re running wild, breeding with other feral elite. It’s a real problem. Our financial … Continue reading

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Too Big to Jail

I swear to God, if anyone tells me that we are a “country of laws,” I’m going to punch them in the face! Glen Greenwald has more on our two tiered system of justice. Much more. Yves Smith at Naked … Continue reading

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