BlackRock CEO Larry Fink wants corporations to be more socially responsible. So why is he invested in private prisons and dirty fossil fuels?
Motel 6 is collaborating with Trump’s deportation machine. The motel chain is owned by Wall Street billionaire – and Trump ally – Stephen Schwarzman.
Hedge funds behind the austerity-driven humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico are also fueling climate change with equity investments in fossil fuel companies whose emissions supercharged the hurricanes that devastated the island.
One of the biggest speculators on Puerto Rico’s debt remained unknown until last week. Here’s an inside account of how the Baupost Group was outed.
Four CEOs have broken with Trump after his failure to promptly and directly denounce white supremacist violence in Charlottesville. Will others follow?
Trump’s new Communications Director, Anthony “the Mooch” Scaramucci, is yet another Wall Street alum.
Right-wing front groups attacking a universal healthcare bill in New York are funded – and in one case controlled – by the hedge fund billionaire who helped propel Trump into office and who manages billions of dollars in pharmaceutical and insurance investments.
Tony Ressler, the Los Angeles-based billionaire socialite and private equity boss, is a key force behind the controversial Pilgrim Pipeline.
Insys Therapeutics made millions off of feeding the opioid crisis. Now it seeks to profit off of treating opiod addiction.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top aide is going to work for billionaire hedge fund tycoon and Donald Trump advisor Steven Schwarzman – again.
Trump’s pick for Treasury Secretary is Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive and hedge fund manager. Mnuchin has been receiving critical coverage for his role as chairman of OneWest, a California lender that became notorious for its predatory foreclosure practices, which disproportionately affected communities of color. His close ties to the Los Angeles Police …
Stephen Schwarzman is the private equity billionaire in charge of Donald Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of CEOs who will advise the president-elect on economic policy. Schwarzman has known Trump for years, but did not publicly support him during the campaign. Now, however, the president-elect is leaning on him heavily for help in …