This week in the War on Workers: Just four hedge funders out-earn how many kindergarten teachers?

There’s some excellent information in this article… Daily Kos Here’s a totally disgusting contrast, highlighted by Sam Pizzigati: In 2013, the trade journal Alpha revealed, the hedge fund industry’s top 25 earnerscollected $21.15 billion, a whopping 50 percent over their total the year before. […]But the real enormity of America’s annual hedge fund jackpots only comes into… More This week in the War on Workers: Just four hedge funders out-earn how many kindergarten teachers?

Report: Feds Preparing Massive Sweep Of Insider Trading In Financial Sector

It’s about damn time!  I’m hoping that the aftermath will weed out a few crooked Congressmen and Senators on both sides of the aisle, as well.  This is the sort of thing that allows me to maintain a little faith in the Obama administration.  Just when you think those guys have muddled so many things in the… More Report: Feds Preparing Massive Sweep Of Insider Trading In Financial Sector

Robert Reich on the Super Rich Getting Richer While Everyone Else Gets Poorer

Robert Reich is the man whom I hope President Obama chooses to replace Larry Summers who is head of the White House’s National Economic Council, a position created by former President Bill Clinton during his presidency. Robert Reich was then President Clinton’s Secretary of Labor.  Reich would be the ideal person to replace Summers.  Robert Reich… More Robert Reich on the Super Rich Getting Richer While Everyone Else Gets Poorer