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The inside story of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement

Dollarocracy

Special interests dominate Washington and undermine our democracy.

David Stockman

 Reagan's former budget director's outrage over crony capitalism and bank bailouts is right on, but the pundits don't like it.

We need a Chamber of Progress, made up of all the green and progressive businesses, to fight the predator state that subsidizes large corporations.

Stephen Schwarzman

As cuts in services for struggling Americans go into effect, nine Wall Street executives who are profiting off the recession just received $1 billion in bonuses.

Timothy Geithner

Those responsible for the crisis continue to be rewarded, as Timothy Geithner’s Treasury Department approves tens of millions of dollars in bonuses for Goldman Sachs executives with ties to the Obama administration.

The track record of Obama's Treasury secretary nominee shows his financial incompetence and support for radical deregulation, leaving little hope that he will reign in Wall Street.

Former senator Phil Gramm helped pass laws that let the banks go wild, yet he’s stayed silent on UBS’s crimes.

Sallie Krawcheck

Reports say Sallie Krawcheck is a leading condender for SEC chairman, but her résumé should raise a red flag.

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And it increases the chances that you'll be on the hook for another bailout.

April 2, 2014

A new report reveals that America’s highest-paid CEOs often do their jobs badly, leaving taxpayers to clean up the mess.

August 28, 2013

Who's getting all the government handouts? Corporations. And more than you might think.

April 1, 2013

True conservatives should oppose the immunity from prosecution and tax loopholes that big banks and multinational companies enjoy.

March 26, 2013

Financial institutions that are Too Big to Fail are also Too Big to Exist—something conservatives and progressives should be able to agree on.

February 12, 2013

It's a key argument made by CEOs pushing for a deal on the fiscal cliff, but it's wrong.

December 11, 2012

Grover Norquist has a long history of helping his corporate donors lobby for tax subsidies and other gifts.

December 5, 2012

Obama is wise to rip the Republican nominee's talk about getting a “new accountant” to take advantage of tax breaks for offshoring jobs.

October 4, 2012

The workers at Republic Windows and Doors have formed a co-op, New Era Windows, and made a bid to buy the plant. The factory’s current owners seem intent on selling off its parts instead.

July 4, 2012

The ink on the compromise that kept the government open—barely--isn't even dry and they're already talking about the next round of cuts in Washington.

April 11, 2011