Tag Archives: Lloyd Blankfein

Vampire squid strikes back


Yes, it was fun to read that column by Goldman Sachs apostate Greg Smith, even though most of what he had to say about his former employer had already been reported in one form or another by Matt Taibbi, who … Continue reading

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It’s 2012, and the frauds are still free


I wonder if the old Stones’ song “I’m Free” is on Lloyd Blankfein’s iPod? The song crossed my mind while reading Danny Schechter’s article about the media’s “lack of any real investigation of Wall Street crimes, and the indictments of … Continue reading

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Gold’s up again. Is Blankfein going down?


The bald little man in the oversize suit who lives in a $26 million apartment next to Central Park may yet have the smirk wiped off his face. He hasn’t been charges in any civil or criminal case — up … Continue reading

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Egypt, Iraq and neocon doubletalk


The post-2003 democratic wave was brief and somewhat shallow, and it indirectly benefited Hamas and Hezbollah as well as the Kurds and Shiites of Iraq and the Lebanese democracy movement. But the regime-change school in America can claim a degree … Continue reading

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