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Amanda Anderson | Want to make money quickly, but don't want ethics to get in the way? Big banks are outsourcing their foreclosure duties to fraudulent law firms, known as foreclosure mills, and getting away with it.
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Zach Carter | On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a financial reform package that includes a handful of important reforms, but it won't fundamentally change the relationship between banks and society.
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Zach Carter | Last week, the U.S. Senate rejected a plan that would have broken up the nation’s six largest banks firms into firms that could fail without wreaking havoc on the economy.
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Zach Carter | Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud charges against Goldman Sachs and underscored what most Americans have believed for some time: Wall Street has rigged the economy.
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Zach Carter | In a landmark decision last week, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations could spend unlimited funds to influence American elections, overturning a century of legal precedent.
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Zach Carter | The AIG bailout is one of the largest redistributions of wealth from ordinary taxpayers to bigwig bankers in history, one in which current Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner played a key role.
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Zach Carter | Last week, President Barack Obama released key legislation designed to fight the banking industry’s too-big-to-fail problem.
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Linda McQuaig | Banks and securities firms are on track this year to pay their employees a record $140 billion -- an amount that exceeds the peak year of 2007, just before they put the global economy into meltdown.
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Amy Goodman | It looked like it was business as usual for President Obama on the first day of his Martha's Vineyard vacation, as he spent five hours golfing with Robert Wolf, president of UBS Investment Bank.
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The Media Consortium | If we want our economy to answer to us, we have to do something about it. Income inequality and unaccountable regulators were a major part of the financial collapse.
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The Media Consortium | This week's Audit tackles executive malfeasance on Wall Street and its consequences for ordinary citizens.
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The Media Consortium | In this week's Audit, we move the focus away from Wall Street to highlight stories about workers and economic solutions that involve bolstering the circumstances of ordinary citizens.