By any objective measure, Wall Street has given up its right to manage our nation's finances.
If you listened to the recent testimony of Wall Street executives about the financial crisis, you would think that they were mere innocent spectators to it all.
The real crime of Goldman Sachs - buying the U.S. government through lobbying and placing former executives as appointees in high places - is not yet exposed.
The AFL-CIO and its new president, Richard Trumka, are going to spend a day on Wall Street later this month, but not everyone there is planning to welcome them.
The entire progressive agenda hinges in large part on breaking the stranglehold finance capital has on our democratic institutions.