America’s Ten Most Corrupt Capitalists

This article on AlterNet lists the following people as America’s ten most corrupt capitalists:

  1. Robert Robin
  2. Alan Greenspan
  3. Larry Summers
  4. Phil and Wendy Gramm
  5. Jamie Dimon
  6. Stephen Friedman
  7. Robert Steel
  8. Henry Paulson
  9. Warren Buffett
  10. Goldman Sachs
    White House:

  • Joshua Bolton, chief of staff for George W. Bush, was a Goldman man
    Regulators:

  • Current New York Fed President William Dudley is a Goldman man
  • Current Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler has been a responsible regulator under Obama, but he was a deregulatory hawk during the Clinton years, and worked at Goldman for nearly two decades before that.
  • A top aide to Timothy Geithner, Gene Sperling, is a Goldman man
  • Current Treasury Undersecretary Robert Hormats is a Goldman man
  • Current Treasury Chief of Staff Mark Patterson is a former Goldman lobbyist
  • Former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt is now a Goldman adviser
  • Neel Kashkari, Henry Paulson’s deputy on TARP, was a Goldman man
  • COO of the SEC Enforcement Division Adam Storch is a Goldman man
    Congress:

  • Former Sen. John Corzine, D-N.J., was Goldman’s CEO before Henry Paulson
  • Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., was a Goldman Vice President before he ran for Congress.
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