Posts Tagged with "energy and finance"

Goldman Sachs Sets the Wrong Target

Monday, June 4, 2012

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Goldman Sachs Sets the Wrong Target

Last week I received an announcement from Goldman Sachs proudly promoting their latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, highlighting efforts to address environmental, social and governance issues in 2011 and an ongoing commitment to clean energy financing. At first glance, this perhaps sounds good — the optimistic side of me wants to feel some sign [...]

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Charlotte People’s Posse Hunts Person By Name Of “Bank of America”

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Charlotte People’s Posse Hunts Person By Name Of “Bank of America”

Pedestrians in uptown Charlotte were in for a surprise when they stopped to answer a routine question this Saturday: “Have you seen this person? He’s wanted for committing crimes in our community.” Hundreds of Charlotteans and local police found themselves swept up in a manhunt-style game of “Cowboys vs. Corporations,” organized by local RAN activists [...]

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Wanted: Mr. Bank O. America, Menace To Society

Friday, January 20, 2012

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Wanted: Mr. Bank O. America, Menace To Society

This morning, we conducted a manhunt in San Francisco. Or, I should say, a “man” hunt. If corporations are people, then this Mr. Bank O. America fellow is a clear and present danger to society. So we teamed up with The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment, rounded up a posse, and searched the streets [...]

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Mourning Democracy, Coalition Vows Spring Of Resistance To Bank Of America

Thursday, January 19, 2012

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Mourning Democracy, Coalition Vows Spring Of Resistance To Bank Of America

Bank of America’s policies are killing our country. At every crime scene, we find the same corporate fingerprints. At the site of a foreclosure where a family has suddenly become homeless, we find Bank of America’s fingerprints. At the mountaintop removal mine site, where an Appalachian community has been permanently destroyed, we find Bank of [...]

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New Blog Calls Out Bank Of America For Bankrupting America

Monday, January 9, 2012

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New Blog Calls Out Bank Of America For Bankrupting America

There’s so much opposition to Bank of America’s practices that it’s almost become a movement unto itself. We figured it was high time the movement to hold BoA accountable had its own website, so we teamed up with The New Bottom Line to launch the Bankrupting America blog, where we’ll be posting videos, photos, and [...]

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More Evidence That Wall Street Banks Are Feeling The Pressure

Friday, November 11, 2011

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More Evidence That Wall Street Banks Are Feeling The Pressure

They may be trying to play it cool, but more and more evidence keeps pouring in that the big Wall Street banks are feeling the pressure. They’ve tried to downplay the enormous transfer of funds that happened around Nov. 5, a.k.a. Bank Transfer Day. In the five weeks leading up to that day, more than [...]

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