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Too Big To Fail, Too Big To Jail? That Means Too Big To Exist

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

Wall Street Accountability And The Election

There is finally, finally, finally some momentum starting to build toward accountability for the biggest banks. The results of the election will determine whether it continues to build or completely fades away. I will be the first to admit

Know Thy Enemies: Corporate Overlords March On Washington

The Catfood Commission just will not die. Why am I not surprised? But you've got to love Steven Pearlstein's column this morning informing us all of the soon-to-come intervention of the "grownups in the room." Some grown-ups who have been

Is Your Boss Keeping Your State Taxes?

Big corporations are getting a steady infusion of your hard-earned tax dollars... Reuters: Across the country more than 2,700 companies are collecting state income taxes from hundreds of thousands of workers - and are keeping the money

US Nears Robo-Signing Settlement With Major Banks

The federal government is nearing a a settlement with mortgage servicers in a case in which they are accused of initiating foreclosures based on inaccurate and sometimes fraudulent documents, or robo-signing.

Alabama Poor Cut Off From Water: 'If They Let This Stuff Happen They Are Going To Get The Biggest Riot The South Has Seen'

Community activist Sheila Tyson of Birmingham says that those hit hardest by the county sewer rate hike are near a breaking point."These people are going to end up rioting about this," she says. "If they let this stuff happen they are going to get the biggest riot the South has ever seen. Over this sewer business. I can see it coming."