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2008 Financial Crisis
Steve Mnuchin, evictor, forecloser, and our new Treasury Secretary

Steve Mnuchin: Evictor, Forecloser, And Our New Treasury Secretary

Both Trump and Mnuchin have run businesses accused of widespread racial discrimination and other predatory practices. They both represent the excessive wealth and greed of the billionaire developer and banker class.

December 4, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrive on stage ahead of the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in Milwaukee

His Respected Friend: But What Does Bernie Really Think Of Hillary?

It is wrong to accuse Clinton of “pay for play” when the available evidence doesn’t support that accusation. And if Sanders wants to hold her to a standard of absolute purity, he should apply that same measure to himself.

February 13, 2016

‘The Devil’s Financial Dictionary’ Cuts Through The Euphemism, Doublespeak, And Lies Of Wall Street

Among its many myths, Wall Street would have you believe that you are better off being “advised” by stockbrokers who will put their own interests ahead of yours. I seek to offer a glossary of what lies beneath such mendacity.

December 9, 2015

Prosecution Of White-Collar Crime Hits 20-Year Low

Just a few years after the financial crisis, a new report tells an important story: Federal prosecution of white-collar crime has hit a 20-year low.

September 11, 2015

IMF Sees Modest, Uneven Growth In Global Economy

Global economic growth is likely to remain modest and highly uneven, and the longer-term prospects are even more sobering, according to the International Monetary Fund.

April 14, 2015