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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

A majority of senators want the former Ohio attorney general to head the Consumer Financial Products Bureau. The president should use a recess appointment to make it so.

December 8, 2011

$209 million isn't enough. Revoke Massey's corporate charter.

December 8, 2011

The Court says that the nation's largest private employer can't be taken to task for discriminating against women because that discrimination appears to have taken place on a massive scale. Say what?

June 20, 2011

Bank of America shares fell 3 percent on Tuesday after Julian Assange hinted that he had as much as 5 GB worth of their documents revealing some shady behavior.

December 1, 2010

According to a review just published in the Los Angeles Times, Scheers new book breaks down the economic policy decisions that created the financial crisis, and calls out the men who made them.

October 18, 2010

The Devil we know certainly has friends. Time for other voices to be raised, loud, fast.

September 22, 2010

Why did Obama keep Timothy Geithner and Lawrence Summers on staff when they helped lay the groundwork for the financial crisis?

September 20, 2010

We need government which has the might and the revenues to run a state. Not rich guys with whims and PR dollars.

August 10, 2010

How much senior executives earn, in cash and stock, is public information. How they make it is public too. Trouble is, the two are barely brought together in reporting.

February 17, 2010