How Citigroup wrote the US budget and effectively repealed the Dodd-Frank bank reforms (video)

On 5 December 2014 the US congress approved an “omnibudget” that included provisions drafted by the banking behemoth Citigroup that repealed a key part of the Dodd-Frank Act banking reforms requiring banks to place their high risk derivatives businesses into … Continue reading

Biased US supreme court strengthens wealthy donors’ influence on political parties (video)

In a sharply divided decision, the US supreme court on Wednesday struck down certain limits on political contributions made by any one person, making room for wealthy donors to exert huge influence on elections. The 5-4 decision continues the process begun by the famous 2010 … Continue reading