How Wall Street Is Still Rigging the Game

Presidential candidates aren't talking about the biggest economic risk to America: Big Finance

If you watched the recent Presidential debates or the Republican and Democratic conventions, you might have gotten the impression that the practices on Wall Street that led to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression have magically been fixed. The candidates certainly aren't talking about them. Aside from Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, politicians are silent on a topic that still poses a real risk to people's economic futures: a financial system rigged against the ordinary citizen in favor of the banks, one that allows the gains to be privatized to an elite few, with the downside risks socialized to everyone.

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