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The Courage To Put Yourself On The Line

Demonstrators today are using their bodies to send a message to Eric Holder that it is time to stop shielding the big Wall Street banks from prosecution. Hundreds of homeowners who have been playing by the rules while the big banks have cheated them are risking arrest at the Department of Justice to make an unmistakable statement: it is about time for the government to side with poor and middle class folks who the bankers have screwed rather than those banks who have been cheating them.

Sen. Sanders Introduces Bill To End Offshore Tax Havens

I don't expect we'll see any Republicans willing to support his legislation, but good for Sen. Sanders for doing this: Senator Introduces Bill To End Huge Corporate Tax Giveaway: Corporations offshoring profits costs both the federal government

The One Percent Hang Themselves With Their Own Words

Wall Street bankers and other financial and corporate "fat cats" are beginning to feel picked on and lonely, and they're not going to take it anymore. However, they may be hanging themselves with their own quotes that shall live forever in infamy.

CBO Says Be Thankful For The Stimulus

On this the fourth Thanksgiving weekend since the start of the Bush recession, families across America are still struggling with persistently high unemployment, underwater mortgages and stagnant wages. But as the nonpartisan Congressional