Finance

Make the Fed Publicly Owned and the Foundation of a Public Banking System – Gerald Epstein

Make the Fed Publicly Owned and the Foundation of a Public Banking System – Gerald Epstein

The Federal Reserve has been subsidizing the megabanks, but what’s needed is an institution that provides the backstop, the loan guarantees, the subsidies, the lines of credit, et cetera, to support the development of a whole variety of public financial institutions. Gerald Epstein on theanalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay.

Three financial firms could change the direction of the climate crisis – and few people have any idea
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Three financial firms could change the direction of the climate crisis – and few people have any idea

A silent revolution is happening in investing. It is a paradigm shift that will have a profound impact on corporations, countries and pressing issues like climate change. Yet most people are not even aware of it.

Artificial Intelligence in Whose Interests?  – RAI with Rana Foroohar Pt 6/6
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Artificial Intelligence in Whose Interests? – RAI with Rana Foroohar Pt 6/6

On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar and host Paul Jay discuss the merging of finance and big tech and the threat AI poses to working people and the economy; they also discuss the potential of AI in addressing the climate crisis and making a more rational and equal society possible – with host Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced May 9, 2018.

Sociopaths Rise to the Top RAI with Rana Foroohar Pt 4/6
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Sociopaths Rise to the Top RAI with Rana Foroohar Pt 4/6

On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says growing inequality and record student, household and corporate debt is creating a dangerous bubble, similar to the lead up to the ’29 crash; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says a few on Wall St. see it, but most businesses are doing too well to care – with host Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced May 9, 2018.

Clinton’s ‘Committee to Save the World’ Unleashes Wall Street – RAI with Rana Foroohar Pt 3/6
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Clinton’s ‘Committee to Save the World’ Unleashes Wall Street – RAI with Rana Foroohar Pt 3/6

On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says President Bill Clinton’s finance team further deregulated Wall St. including eliminating Glass-Steagall legislation allowing even riskier investments; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says this helped create the world’s largest financial institution—Citigroup— headed by Clinton’s former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin – with host Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced May 9, 2018.

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