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Jamie Dimon is a (highly selective) socialist

Jamie Dimon (previously) is the Jpmorganchase CEO who committed a $13b mortgage fraud and whose company received $25B in TARP bailout money, $500B in low-cost federal loans, and billions more through the bailout of their insurer, AIG.

He's been talking a lot of **** about how bad socialism is for the world, but as ...

Chase’s idiotic poverty-shaming “inspirational” tweet, and Twitter users’ magnificent responses thereto

Every Monday, some poor "brand ambassador" at Chase has to post a "Monday motivation" tweet aimed at convincing people that one of America's largest, most rapacious banks is actually a cuddly, responsible business whose $12 billion bailout from Uncle Sam was perfectly justifiable and sure to be put to excellent use.

These are uniformly terrible, ...

Outstanding podcast on the Canadian government’s plan drop $600m on a bailout for the national press

The latest installment of the Canadaland media criticism podcast (MP3) (previously) features an outstanding and nuanced discussion between host Jesse Brown and NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen (previously), regarding the Trudeau government's plan to hand Canada's press a $600 million bailout, with large tranches of that money to be funneled to ...

Economical & Meaningful Ways to Spend Time with Your Kids

09.14.2009 · Posted in Family Articles

With faltering incomes, parents have to be more conscious of their spending habits, but time with their children does not have to suffer because of the ailing economy. ...

How the Banks Own the Lawyers in Congress and the Courts

05.11.2009 · Posted in Legal Articles

Banks love lawyers. In fact, they love them so much that, after lawyers themselves, the financial industry ranks highest in the amount of contributions made to political campaigns. ...

The Federal Reserve Is Leading the U.S. to Hyperinflation

03.24.2009 · Posted in Investments Articles

Prior to the establishment of the Federal Reserve in 1913, the United States economy did not suffer from inflationary depression. Since the founding of the Colonies until the Second World War, price inflation in the U.S. was fairly absent and usually emerged only to counteract periods of deflation. So, even though the U.S. ...