Mortgage Crisis

"If the Justice Department were being tough on Wall Street, they would be bringing criminal cases. They would not be talking about settlements." Read more...
Millions of middle-class Americans lost their homes in the mortgage crisis. Among them is Joseph Keller, 58, a former social worker in Columbus, Ohio. Five years ago, he and his wife fell 10 months behind in their house payments and received Read more...
As the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement is approaching, activists are organizing multiple events with the themes centering on the ongoing debt crisis, student loan crisis and mortgage crisis. "We want to celebrate our Read more...
This hasn't been a very good week for the one percenters, has it? Anti-NATO protesters chanting outside their cozy dinners, bloggers releasing the details of ALEC's latest schemes, people showing up at Timothy Geithner's door to bitch, bitch, Read more...
Alan Grayson on the original problem with Bank of America As part of the mortgage settlement announced earlier this year, Bank of America announced that they sent out 200,000 letters to underwater mortgage holders they own or service, Read more...

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Looks like Bloomberg decided to carry a little water for his fellow one percenters on Wall Street by repeating the zombie lie that Fannie and Freddie caused the subprime housing bubble -- Mayor Bloomberg: ‘It Was Not The Banks That Created The Read more...
A soldier returns home on leave from Iraq to find out his father's home has just been auctioned off the same day. Read more...
I will be celebrating (mourning?) my twentieth year since coming to work in Washington next year. I came here with the Clinton team, and even though I was President Clinton’s liaison to the progressive community, I still came to town with a bunch Read more...
My mother used to quote my nana's favorite sayings, and one of them was, "The fishmonger never yells 'Rotten fish for sale!'" Nana, of course, didn' Read more...
This is the second wave of the mortgage crisis, one that was predicted by the liberal economists who inhabit the blogosphere. Read more...