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Wall Street Influence, By the Numbers
May 14, 2010 – 11:19 am
Wall Street Influence, By the Numbers

$1.4 MILLION…The amount that the finance industry is spending every day to influence Congress.
$600 MILLION…The amount that the six big banks and their trade associations have spent on lobbying, trade association activity, and political contributions since the …

Boston Tells Goldman Sachs: We Want Our Government Back!
May 7, 2010 – 4:00 pm

Consumers and advocates rallied in Boston today in front of Goldman Sachs on the day of the company’s annual shareholder meeting to send a message loud and clear: we want financial reform now.
A variety of …

Community Activists Offer to Sell Goldman Sachs the Brooklyn Bridge
April 22, 2010 – 10:37 am

Advocates Take a Page Out of Goldman’s Own Playbook, Offer to Sell Them the Brooklyn Bridge
Community activists rallied at the worldwide headquarters of Goldman Sachs, who last week were sued by the SEC for …

Advocates Take A Page Out Of Goldman’s Own Playbook, Offer To Sell Them The Brooklyn Bridge
April 21, 2010 – 8:21 am

Press Advisory
April 20, 2010
New York, NY – Community activists will rally at the worldwide headquarters of Goldman Sachs, who last week were sued by the SEC for civil fraud, and display a banner of the …

BanksterUSA: Goldman Accused of Cutting the Brakes
April 19, 2010 – 11:00 am

BanksterUSA.org’s Mary Bottari has posted a new blog entry about Goldman Sachs and the recent civil fraud charges filed by the SEC.  She says:
One of the most salient analogies of the financial meltdown was offered …

AFR Response to the S.E.C. Charging Goldman Sachs with Fraud
April 19, 2010 – 7:39 am

For Immediate Release
April 16, 2010
Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform issued the following statement regarding the S.E.C. suit accusing Goldman Sachs of fraud on mortgage deals.
Heather Booth, Director, Americans for Financial Reform: “The SEC investigation …

Mary Bottari: Goldman Accused of Rigging “Robin Hood Tax” Vote
February 15, 2010 – 11:07 am

Mary Bottari of BanksterUSA.org dissects Goldman Sachs’ actions in this column on the Huffington Post.  Here is an excerpt:
It’s really unbelievable. The way that Goldman Sachs keeps sticking its foot in it is simply unbelievable. …

Wall Street bonuses could fund an economic recovery for millions of Americans
December 17, 2009 – 2:41 pm
Wall Street bonuses could fund an economic recovery for millions of Americans

Despite unleashing havoc on the global economy, Wall Street is on track to pay out an all-time record in bonuses and compensation this year.  The nation’s six largest banks alone – Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, …