2016 CLINTON VS TRUMP The Democratic platform writing committee has voted not to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton is only “pretending” to oppose the agreement.
BREXIT FUCK YOU
Alan Greenspan, the former Fed chairman, once known as the “maestro” of capitalism, declared himself “in a state of shocked disbelief” at the collapse wrought by the unfettered markets he had championed throughout his life. “I’ve found a flaw,” he said. “I’ve been very distressed by that fact.”
The economic order built upon Mr. Reagan’s and Mrs. Thatcher’s common faith in unfettered global markets (and largely accepted by their more liberal successors Bill Clinton and Tony Blair) would be brought down by right-wing populists riding the anger of a working class that has been cast aside in the globalized economy that the two leaders trumpeted 40 years ago.
Clinton gets paid to speak by Goldman and won’t release her speeches.
In early 2008, Libya’s sovereign-wealth fund controlled by Col. Moammar Gadhafi gave $1.3 billion to Goldman Sachs Group to sink into a currency bet and other complicated trades. The investments lost 98% of their value, internal Goldman documents show. What happened next may be one of the most peculiar footnotes to the global financial crisis. In an effort to make up for the losses, Goldman offered Libya the chance to become one of its biggest shareholders, according to documents and people familiar with the matter. Negotiations between Goldman and the Libyan Investment Authority stretched on for months during the summer …
Goldman is politically connected in a way that no other company in America really is.
And they’ve had a hand, really, in a variety of financial disasters over the last two decades. Goldman has repeatedly been involved in creations of speculative INTERNET, HOUSING, COMMODITIES bubbles on Wall Street and continually walk away with fines and no admission of criminal wrongdoing, which emboldens the company to continually get into these schemes.
It’s a Con a Confidence game: They avoid exposing the inner workings of the company when they settle and don’t have to go to trail, and avoid public testimony, being put under oath and explain how the deals work. The public never finds out.