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Why are multibillionaires dictating how America teaches its youth, provides healthcare and collects taxes? 

James Dimon, chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Maybe it’s not too big to face criminal charges after all.

Miami skyline

The buyers come from all over the globe, bearing cash and complicated pasts.

Here are a few recent buyers of high-end Miami properties.

The Miami estate of Jose Pedro de Morais

The former finance minister of a notoriously corrupt regime in Angola is living in high style.

Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?

Those demanding change in response to the Libor scandal forget how deeply the corruption is rooted.

Libor: The Crime of the Century

The interest rate scandal surrounding England’s Barclays Bank is corruption like we’ve never seen it before.

Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?

Blogs

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

November 20, 2013

JPMorgan deserves to be paying their 13 billion dollar fine—they’ve got a rap sheet longer than a London whale, head to tail.

October 29, 2013

The smallest federal enforcement outfit has perhaps the best record on Wall Street prosecutions. Why?

October 23, 2013

Port truckers in New Jersey and California are working with the Teamsters to organize—and they’re winning.

July 25, 2013

Workers allege serious safety issues, and retaliation for exposing them.

July 24, 2013

Workers and supporters urged Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, a Walmart board member, to address the firing of eleven Walmart worker-activists.

June 24, 2013

The OUR Walmart campaign alleges that multiple strikers are being retaliated against.

June 22, 2013

“Behind every fortune lies a crime,” said Balzac—allegedly true for the fortune inherited by Penny Pritzker. Though nowadays, as the finances of Obama's Commerce pick show, the crime is how much is not illegal at all.

May 6, 2013

Workers won their jobs back with a three-week strike, but then got fired all over again.

March 20, 2013

The Communications Workers of America says that the ruling overturning Obama’s nominations emboldened employers—like the one that terminated twenty-two union activists.

March 1, 2013