Wells Fargo is Rotting from the Top Down

Wells Fargo is Rotting from the Top Down

Just when you thought that, surely, big banker greed had bottomed out with 2008’s Wall Street crash and bailout, along comes Wells Fargo, burrowing even deeper into the ethical slime to reach a previously unimaginable level of corporate depravity. It’s one...
The Stumpf Banking System

The Stumpf Banking System

“Stumpf” is a German adjective for someone who’s obtuse, slow on the uptake, imperceptive, or to put it bluntly, stupid. Ironically, it also happens to be the surname of Wells Fargo’s CEO, who’s now mired in the most shameful banking...
Presidential Politics and CEO Pay

Presidential Politics and CEO Pay

Politicians love to beat up on overpaid CEOs. In the wake of the 2008 financial crash, Republican presidential candidate John McCain lashed out at executives of bailed-out banks, calling for their pay to be cut to the salary level of the President of the United...
Taking Back Our Finance System

Taking Back Our Finance System

Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they’ve hung around our necks, why don’t we Take On Wall Street? That’s both the name and the feisty attitude of a nationwide campaign that a coalition of grassroots groups has...