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The bill for banks behaving badly since the financial crisis: $273 billion and counting

It’s a number that gives big bank execs nightmares. In the nine years since the global financial crisis, US and European investment banks have set aside $273 billion in provisions to pay for fines and other litigation related to bad behavior, … 380 more words

Open Letter to the Prime Minister - The Simmering Mortgage Crisis

Submitted by Heather Cole

Dear Sir,

Re: Emergency Request – The Mortgage Crisis in Barbados

There is a very disturbing ad in today’s Sunday Sun of July 2nd, 2017. 879 more words

Opinion

Fraud, Theft, Defiance: Foundations Of ObamaCare & How Trump Can End It

Obama didn’t go to the Senate to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement. He said he would self-ratify — which was no ratification at all and allowed President Trump to simply exit. 67 more words

Corruption

Profiting from the Working Class: How the Opioid Epidemic Echoes the Mortgage Crisis

For the second time in a decade, a group of Fortune 500 companies are engaged in a con game that is devastating working-class families and the communities in which they live. 1,413 more words

Contributors

I Want My 90's Back

In 1987 I was sitting in a sociology survey class at Ohio State and read a book that was designed for people born, as I was, in 1968. 901 more words

Haunted*

While the angry left seems to get angrier by the day, America should make no mistake that working folk, the people who put Trump in office, remain angry, too. 404 more words

So Long Dodd-Frank

Yesterday Trump began the assault on financial regulation (and regulation, generally) because why would you ever want to regulate the financial sector? Can you name a single time that the financial industry duped consumers into fraudulent products and vehicles and then used those products to rev up the economy to such a level that when the fraud was eventually detected it dragged the entire world into a recession? 49 more words

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