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A lot of angry people in America are lusting to bring Wall Street geniuses who engineered the financial collapse to justice. And they just might succeed.

What separates Madoff's Ponzi scheme from the follies of the bailed-out banks, and how is Blagojevich's pay-to-play any different from standard political fundraising?

The $50 billion fraud is bad enough. But the disgraced trader has done even more serious damage. He's destroyed trust in our financial system.

Paulson's rescue plan represents a historic swindle--all sugar for the villains, lasting pain for the rest of us. Don't let Wall Street get away with this without enacting significant reform.

The architects of America's disfunctional financial system allowed Wall Street gamble with our retirement savings--and now they appear to have lost it.

For decades, the world's largest banks have been helping wealthy Americans steal billions in unpaid taxes. What are we going to do about it?

Congress bails out the banks, but needs to do far more for homeowners devastated by the subprime crisis.

Can a populist uprising flourish in a sector traditionally hostile to collective action?

An irreverent lexicon of terms that paved the way to the subprime mortgage meltdown.

Why should we get all worked up over the revelation that the New York governor paid for sex?

Blogs

Workers are protesting a new round of alleged intimidation tactics.

February 7, 2013

The ruling brings warehouse workers one step closer to holding Walmart directly responsible for alleged retaliation and wage theft.

January 7, 2013

Workers say Walmart is directly responsible for rampant wage theft and retaliation.

November 30, 2012

A new civil filing in New York alleges that the bank’s subsidiaries engaged in widespread securities fraud before the financial collapse. 

October 2, 2012

After a day of stumbles in London, Mitt finally gets on message, telling international bankers he’ll fight regulation. In return, they give him $2 million.

July 27, 2012

Mitt is using the Olympic opening to collect cash from bankers who are at the center of an international rate-fixing scandal.

July 20, 2012

Ten out of Mitt's top eleven donors also find ways to stash money in low- or no-tax countries.

July 12, 2012

“Everyone does it” is not an adequate excuse. Will bankers depart with their multimillion-dollar rewards intact?

July 10, 2012

The British banking scandal reveals just how much the world of finance needs an overhaul.

July 9, 2012

 An obscure federal agency regulates complicated financial markets as well as oil speculators, and Republicans want to cut its funding. 

June 11, 2012