The U.S. attorney fired by President Trump has been acclaimed for tackling corruption. But his treatment of figures involved in the Great Recession was far less confrontational.
Paul Jay of The Real News asks Truthdig contributor Paul Street if President Obama is a true progressive and whether his policies "helped set the table for the emergence of a Trump."
Socialist millennial Kate Aronoff outlines seven things the Democratic presidential candidate "has to do to maybe, just maybe" win her vote.
Instead of setting up further rounds of CEO perp walks for the TV cameras, Congress should give the Justice Department and regulatory agencies enough funding to do their jobs.
In 2012, President Obama pledged to "hold Wall Street accountable" for financial misdeeds related to the financial crisis. But as financial industry donations flooded into Obama's re-election campaign, his Justice Department officials promoted policies that critics say embodied a "too big to jail" doctrine for financial crime.
Business Insider reported Tuesday that "mysterious, insulting statues of 'rat bankers' have appeared in the City of London," with no indication as to who made them. But then the riddle was solved.
Who knew you could unscrupulously make millions off unsuspecting state inmates?
For the most part, American bankers whose rash pursuit of profit brought on the 2008 global financial collapse didn’t get indicted. They got bonuses.
FBI probing high-speed trading on Wall Street (via AFP) The FBI said on Monday it was probing high-speed trading on Wall Street, a controversial...