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Jamie Dimon

The real problem with JPMorgan’s risky bets is that the bank is gambling with our money.

The men most responsible for the collapse of the American dream are heaped with honors at the highest levels of society.

Foreclosed home

It took pressure from progressives to get a partly decent mortgage fraud settlement. They can’t take their eyes off the prize now.

By the time you read this, the PR hacks of Goldman Sachs will be trying to destroy the reputation of whistle-blower Greg Smith.

That Lawrence Summers and Bill Clinton, the president he served as treasury secretary, can still get away with disclaiming responsibility for our financial meltdown is an insult to reason.

Betrayal by the “good guys” for whom we have ended up voting has become the norm.

In contrast to Obama’s go-easy approach, officials like Eric Schneiderman and Martha Coakley are insisting on vigorous prosecution of bankers.

It's Time for Debt Forgiveness, American-Style

The nation’s largest banks are methodically harvesting the last possible pound of flesh from millions of homeowners. We should put a stop to it.

The UK rioters know full well that their elites are looters too.

Foreclosed

Is America finally learning that extreme inequality isn't just bad for those at the bottom—it’s ruinous for those on top, too?

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Activists want to draw attention to some of the most predatory financial companies.

August 12, 2014

The mayor-elect also named an aide as his chief of staff.

December 23, 2013

The settlement with one of the nation’s biggest banks is historic—what should be next?

November 20, 2013

Bank accountability activists continue to send a clear message to the big banks: “You can run, but you can’t hide.”

April 30, 2013

The Strike Debt movement is planning a Rolling Jubilee—a bailout of the people, by the people. 

November 12, 2012

The great progressive senator fought an often lonely battle to prevent banks and credit card companies from rigging the system against working families. His ally then is running for the Senate now.

October 25, 2012

If every trade carried a cost, how quickly do you think Wall St. would rein in the robots?

August 3, 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

In Des Moines, home to Wells Fargo’s mortgage division, protesters took a stand against the bank’s abusive lending practices.

April 23, 2012