Tagged: Hedge Funds

Wall Street Should Pay a Sales Tax, Too

Americans are used to paying sales taxes on basic goods and services, but when a Wall Street trader buys millions of dollars’ worth of stocks or derivatives, there’s no tax at all.

Paulson’s Plaintive Plea

Just because he lives in a 28,000-square-foot, $15-million mansion, why should this billionaire be targeted as an example of plutocratic excess?

Food, Egypt, and Wall Street

As Egypt and the Middle East rise, Wall Street and congressional Republicans continue to ignore the financial reforms the world is demanding.

Plutonomism

The ultra-rich are driving demand in the United States and other "plutonomies."
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