The Truthdig editor in chief argues that Democrats are also beholden to Wall Street.
The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, is catching heat from GOP operatives -- most recently Trump loyalist Corey Lewandowski -- who are looking to gut the agency.
Between April 2013 and March 2015, she gave 91 paid speeches averaging $235,000 apiece, for a total of $21,648,000. This excerpt from "How I Lost" spotlights three of those talks.
A growing bipartisan alliance wants to restore Glass-Steagall legislation, which ensured that investment banks and commercial banks couldn't cohabit. But what will the president do?
The CHOICE Act is little more than a paean to American financial institutions and would gut consumer protections, critics argue.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is following up on reports that the scandal-ridden bank improperly charged customers from Los Angeles to Oregon.
Joseph Otting (at right in photo), former president and CEO of OneWest Bank, is tapped to run the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which oversees more than 1,000 lenders.
The Massachusetts senator slammed the treasury secretary for his confusing statements during a Senate Banking Committee hearing Thursday.
The award-winning director speaks with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer in Part 2 of a conversation about filmmaking, Wall Street greed, and the past and future of America's military exploits. Transcript added.