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Shine Bright, Jamie Dimon
This parody of Rihanna’s video “Diamonds,” tells the story of Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan Chase, and their selfish financial crimes. Read more...
Wells Fargo Bank screws ordinary, hardworking people every day and barely shrugs when they screw up their lives. My story is one in many, and is a cautionary tale to those who have granted them such power. Read more...
In this segment from the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MHP takes the President's blame for the housing bubble burst from irresponsible homeowners and puts it squarely on Wall Street, where it belongs. Read more...
Watch Joe Stringer,in Los Angeles talk about how the foreclosure crisis has decimated his neighborhood in Watts. Read more...
Watch: Lee explains the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) and how the banks use it to destroy local land records, avoid taxes, and foreclose on our homes. Read more...

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The Big Banks accused of abusing homeowners will now help to decide who gets foreclosure aid dollars. What could possibly go wrong? Via: Washington is seeking help from an unlikely group in its effort to distribute billions of dollars Read more...
I am really excited that the long overdue battle over immigration reform and a path to citizenship has finally begun in earnest. While I am heartsick at the reason, it is good news that common sense gun safety laws are once again being discussed in Read more...
The Kellers are caught up in a little-known horror of the U.S. housing bust: the zombie title. Six years in, thousands of homeowners are finding themselves legally liable for houses they didn't know they still owned after banks decided it wasn't worth their while to complete foreclosures on them. With impunity, banks have been walking away from foreclosures much the way some homeowners walked away from their mortgages when the housing market first crashed. Read more...
Due out on newstands January 17th, Matt Taibbi's latest expose on the Big Banks, Big Government, and Wall Street is available online now. As always, it's another "Must Read" if you haven't yet done so. Here's a snippet... Matt Read more...
Without reading the final settlement, it's difficult to say, but it seems that this might replace the Independent Foreclosure Review, and provide some real relief for homeowners and families who suffered foreclosures. But, as Lynn Drysdale, Read more...