A few weeks ago Dr. Cornel West joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss his ongoing criticism of the nation’s first Black president. Prior…
Amazingly, a new poll shows that likely voters would prefer a Republican controlled Congress over a Democratic one. The Wall Street Journal/Annenberg Poll found that…
Talib Kweli is the latest musician to offer his support to the Occupy Wall Street movement. He showed up at New York’s Liberty Plaza Thursday night for an a cappella, spoken-word style performance. Previously, Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel and Michael Franti entertained the crowd into the night. Kweli ended his set by leading […]
As if his YouTube-inspired 15 minutes of fame in 2010 wasn’t enough, former New York governor candidate, Jimmy ‘The Rent is Too Damn High’ McMillan is garnering video hits for a new rant. McMillan serenaded Wall Street protestors at Zuccotti Park in New York City with a few words of wisdom. VIDEO: Read more at […]
NEW YORK — More than 700 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances, were arrested Saturday after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours in a tense confrontation with police. The group Occupy Wall Street has been camped out in a […]
With a report recently released claiming that Wall Street CEOs paid less in taxes than their whole corporations earned last year, the attention has turned to President Obama and his relationships with these bigwigs in campaign raising season. Out of the 25 CEOs mentioned in the Institute for Policy Studies report, ten have relationships with […]
NEW YORK — President Obama is on a mission to win back the allegiance of his most vital sources of campaign cash. A few weeks before announcing his re-election campaign, Obama met with two dozen Wall Street executives to get their thoughts on how to speed up the economic recovery. During the meeting, which lasted […]
The New York Times is reporting that investors are fleeing the stock market at a sharp pace in response to recent economic news. Wall Street trading took a two percent fall on Wednesday as employers have failed to add jobs to the hiring market at the previously predicted rate. In addition, other factors such as […]
Reporting from Washington — The recently enacted financial reform legislation tries in numerous ways to change how Wall Street companies and their federal regulators act, but a little-noticed provision aims for something potentially more difficult and controversial — altering how they look.
President Obama on Monday chided Senate Republicans for engaging in “pure partisan politics’’by blocking a bill that would offer tax breaks and ease credit to small businesses, and said the measure was necessary to boost hiring and economic growth.