Law enforcement agencies have not undertaken a thorough investigation of the banking crisis. But Eric Schneiderman is digging into it.
Legislation proposing a publicly owned state bank, the underpinning of a truly local economy, stands a good chance of passing in this session.
The new consumer protection bureau’s mission is to make it easier for consumers to understand financial fine print. So why are bankers so scared?
Perhaps the main value of Too Big to Fail is the instruction it provides on the limits of mainstream journalism in the decade that led up to the global financial meltdown.
The fix was in to let Wall Street off the hook once and for all... until last week when the attorney general of New York refused to go along.
Years after we were first told that the banks were "too big to fail," we still seem to be held captive by the same financial system that caused our economic mess in the first place.
The $30 billion-a-year industry continues to fleece borrowers with high rates and shady terms.
Small-dollar loan programs are providing a cushion for the poor in Maryland—and spreading around the country.
In the foreclosure scandal, the crooks are still calling the shots.
As the right works to portray Obama as a socialist, John Nichols explains how positive socialist ideals have been blacklisted from our political discourse.