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Corrupt college administrators have sold out students and buried them in a mountain of debt.

Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling would have remained small time crooks were it not for the energy industry deregulation measures they effectively purchased from Bush I and II.

If you're depending on private savings accounts to get you through retirement, get ready for a bitter surprise, thanks to the crooks and incompetents charged with selling and running the funds.

As the Enron trial unfolds, it's depressing that Phil and Wendy Gramm, the company's political enablers, are going unpunished and uncriticized.

There ought to be a law about bribery in America, but there isn't--not a real one. Bribery is so central to our political culture that it's virtually impossible that any politician ensnared in the Abramoff scandal will actually be convicted of the corruption that makes Washington work.

Reading Patrick Fitzgerald's sixty-page indictment of publishing magnate Conrad Black and his associates, one gets the feeling that the next stop for this high-living power-broker will be a prison cell.

The controversy surrounding conservative lobbyist Jack Abramoff is
creating headaches for red-state and swing-state Republicans and
opportunities for Democrats to turn a national bribery and
influence-peddling scandal into political paydirt.

Had your fill of spin and flimflam about the
greatness of corporate America? Here's the real truth about money, high finance and low, commerce,
clever tricks, globalism and globaloney.

The hurricane-driven windfalls for GOP-connected
businesses continues, and so do the scandals of widespread corruption
among George Bush's cronies. And the rest of us are played for suckers.

Because of spotty enforcement, white-collar criminals are far more likely to get away with their crimes than poor folks.

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