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"Even somebody like me can learn how to fight."
Numerous cities are littered with “downtown catalysts” that failed to catalyze.
An unlikely grassroots coalition is keeping residents in their homes, one property at a time.
The Obama-Boehner budget's ban on abortion funding for DC is a stark reminder that district residents still aren't treated as equals in American democracy.
Second-lien debt could be a greater threat to bank solvency than the subprime disaster of 2008.
The mayor's company created a “coalition” to promote its interests in the Comcast-NBC merger, proving itself an agile peddler of influence in Washington.
Wall Street is rolling in cash again, but the rest of the city is still stuck in the Great Recession.
In California's Central Valley, the collapse of the housing bubble is causing acute misery.
Camden, New Jersey, stands as a warning of what huge pockets of America could turn into.
Angelo Mozilo, former CEO of Countrywide Financial, has just agreed to pay $67.5 million SEC fine. But the landmark 2008 settlement with Bank of America, which had acquired Countrywide that year, has done little to help defrauded homeowners.
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