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The SEC has filed a civil suit against Goldman Sachs for their role in exacerbating the sub-prime mortgage crisis by producing risky investment options. On this week's The Breakdown, Hayes discusses the case with blogger, author and economist Simon Johnson.

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes joins The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss the strategy of both parties on Wall Street reform.

Across the country, the notion of state-owned banks is catching on.

Why leave your money in big banks that brought the financial system to ruin?

The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America helps prevent foreclosures by bringing banks to the negotiating table with mortgage holders.

John Dugan helped create the "too big to fail" economy--so why is he still regulating our banks?

To reform the financial sector, we must break up "too big to fail" conglomerates and reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act.

If banks were people, here's what the full $17.5 trillion bailout would look like.

If Obama leads, the people will rally to his side. A good way to remind voters of the bold change they voted for last fall: ordering a hard cap on executive pay.

Was Phil Gramm truly unaware of the widespread efforts at UBS to defraud the US Treasury?

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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