Beverly Gologorsky's new book is "a rare working-class novel ... about the 2007-2009 foreclosure crisis and how it hit not those 'too big to fail,' but those too small not to be clobbered by it," writes TomDispatch editor Tom Engelhardt.
Establishing public banks can help stop acquisition by megabanks and keep credit flowing in local economies.
In the second part of their recent conversation, the renowned intellectual (left) tells the Truthdig columnist how the banking, fossil fuel and tech sectors profit from taxpayer dollars.
The Democratic presidential nominee got a pass this summer on her "extremely careless" handling of classified information while secretary of state. But now the FBI is reopening its investigation.
His campaign and analysts counter the media frenzy that says Sanders has no plan and call into question the New York Daily News interview that sparked it.
Federal Reserve official Neel Kashkari warns that "we won't see the next crisis coming, and it won’t look like what we might be expecting."
“For most people, pleading guilty to a felony means they will very likely land in prison, lose their job and forfeit their right to vote,” writes Dealbook at The New York Times.
It's going to take more than just a well-aimed blow from an underdog's slingshot to bring down the banking monster that our current system of grabby-hands capitalism and compliant government has created.
Building off the momentum from his 2016 campaign launch Thursday, Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking aim at America's banking behemoths with an aggressively named new bill he drew up with Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., called the "Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Exist Act."