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Documents in JPMorgan settlement reveal how every large bank in U.S. has committed mortgage fraud

November 26, 2013

Bill Black: Justice Dept.’s failure to understand pervasive schemes of fraud in financial industry obstructs meaningful prosecution of banks

Workers/People's Rights

November 17, 2013
Fired ESPN Zone worker Emanuel McCray speaks out after a federal judge awards him and dozens of other workers $245,000 for unlawful termination

US Federal Reserve

November 15, 2013
Economists Bill Black and Greg Palast discuss Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen’s record, pointing to her support of the repeal of Glass-Steagall as an indication of how she’ll work with Wall Street.

Justice Department Misrepresents JP Morgan Settlement

October 22, 2013

The DOJ gives up the ability to prosecute JP Morgan The settlement between JPMorgan Chase and the Justice Department has been reported at $13 billion, for charges that Chase sold toxic mortgage-backed securities that fueled the financial crisis of 2008. The reported $13 billion amount is a misrepresentation of the actual figure by the Justice…

Omar Dahi On Syria

June 19, 2013
Pt 1. Omar Dahi: Despite escalating humanitarian catastrophe, G8 summit failed to advance diplomatic settlement

US Arming Syrian Rebels Likely to Inflame Already Bloody Conflict

June 12, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Military resolution impossible in Syria, Americans should demand a negotiated settlement

Canadian Budget “Austerity on Autopilot”

March 26, 2013

Jim Stanford: In spite of data showing the Canadian economy is slowing down, the new Federal Budget pushes cuts and a balanced budget which will make recession worse – true under-utilization of labor is 12 percent

Banks’ $8.5 Billion Mortgage Settlement a Mild Slap on the Wrist

January 8, 2013

James Heintz: Settlement is a drop in the bucket compared to $6.9 trillion of lost household wealth

US Blocks UN Condemnation of Israeli Settlements

December 21, 2012

Vijay Prashad: Most European countries including UK support statement denouncing new settlements