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The 182 Percent Loan: How Installment Lenders Put Borrowers In A World Of Hurt

One day late last year, Katrina Sutton stood at a gas pump outside Atlanta and swiped her debit card. Insufficient funds. But that couldn't be. She'd been careful to wait until her $270 paycheck from Walmart had hit her account. The money wasn't there? It was all she had. And without gas, she couldn't get to work...

Middle School Students Bully School Bus Monitor

This story struck a nerve with me today, as a friend recently told me of her daughter being bullied on her school bus, and the bullies had posted a video on Facebook to continue their taunts online. She contacted the mother of child with the

Stopped And Frisked? There's An App For That

The New York Civil Liberties Union has developed a new smartphone app called “Stop and Frisk Watch,” which will empower smartphone users in New York ”to hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful, abusive street stops and other misconduct."