“These people can now stop pretty much anyone they want”: Wall Street in the Elizabeth Warren era – Salon.com

There was a time when the left-liberal wing of the Democratic party was shunned by the party apparatus, after the Nixon reelection of 1972 and the election of 1988, when the Republicans called Michael Dukakus a “liberal,” like it was an STD. (With his treatment of welfare recipients and the LGBT community, he was anything but.)

Now, the progressive element of the party is on the march. Great, and I’m in the movement that will eventually move the country more towards Democratic Socialism.

 

“These people can now stop pretty much anyone they want”: Wall Street in the Elizabeth Warren era – Salon.com

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Elizabeth Warren was right: The links between Citigroup and government run deep – The Washington Post

This is terrible, our government once again shows itself a wholly-owned subsidiary of such corporations as Citigroup. How can working and low-income people get a word in edgewise to our government if they’re not in the process? And this is the “DEMOCRATIC” party, supposedly the party unions are allied with. IT’s proven to be a terrible ally, one we can’t count on.

 

Elizabeth Warren was right: The links between Citigroup and government run deep – The Washington Post

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