HEDGE PAPERS NO. 64: SEVEN WALL STREET BILLIONAIRES TRY TO BUY NEW YORK ELECTIONS

28 Oct 2018
PDF of hedgepaper #64 Hedge fund billionaires are once again attacking elections in New York, pouring millions into candidates, PACs and Super PACs aimed at keeping Congress and Albany – and particularly the State Senate – in Wall Street’s hands. Just seven billionaires gave over $30 million in New York state and federal campaign contributions this cycle. These are the billionaires who got the biggest benefits from the GOP Tax Scam passed by Congress last year. And they’re the billionaires who benefit when the one-seat Republican majority in the New York State blocks efforts to close their carried interest loophole and make them pay their fair share. In the age of populist rage against the elites, these billionaires are the elite of the elite: just the seven of them have more wealth than 3.9... Read More

#Hedgepapers No. 39-HEDGE FUND BILLIONAIRES ATTACK THE HUDSON VALLEY

20 Oct 2016
WALL STREET GOES ALL IN TO SAVE TAX BREAKS FOR THE WEALTHY Hedge funds and billionaire hedge fund managers are destroying our economy, corrupting our government, hurting families and communities and exploding inequality. It’s happening all over America, and increasingly all over the world. And now it’s happening in the Hudson Valley.... Read More

#Hedgepaper No. 23 – HEDGE FUNDS AND THE GOP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

27 Oct 2015
Your Boulder Debate Scorecard Billionaire hedge fund managers stand astride the worlds of Wall Street and Washington like giants, using millions in campaign cash and lobbying retainers to expand their wealth.... Read More
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