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by Imara Jones on November 2 2012, 9:39AM
You don’t show resilience by insisting on business as usual. You show it by stopping to support everyone in need, so we can all recover. But the billionaire mayor still doesn’t get it.
by Imara Jones on November 1 2012, 9:57AM
The president is in the fight of his political life because he never broke the culture and economy of entitlement on Wall Street. Whomever wins Tuesday, writes Imara Jones, that’s the change we need most desperately.
by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 4:02PM
Meet Eric Kelly, a four-time National Amateur Boxing champion and two-time NYC Golden Glove tournament winner, who isn’t afraid of anyone, even Wall Street dudes.
by Kai Wright on February 16 2012, 9:18AM
The San Francisco County assessor released an audit suggesting that many more demonstrable crimes were committed during the foreclosure bust than we once thought. That’s not a quirk. It’s rampant lawlessness. And it’s by design.
by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2012, 1:14PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the sole reform to come out of the financial crisis that aims to deal with that fact.
by Kai Wright on October 3 2011, 10:05AM
The Occupy Wall Street movement is building steam as protestors battle with NYPD over the right to peaceful assembly. That’s great, but the crisis at hand—crippling economic inequity—is once again lost in the din.
by Kai Wright on July 21 2011, 9:30AM
Banks have spent tens of millions trying to protect a predatory financial industry from accountability. There could be no more essential fight than making sure they don’t get their money’s worth.
by Kai Wright on July 19 2011, 11:47AM
Warren’s had the two most important qualifications for the consumer protection job: power and influence. But the president likes to give away both, and so banks got their way, again.
by Rinku Sen on February 17 2011, 1:40PM
Midwestern black and Latino ‘hoods have three times the number of high-priced, quick loan shops as white ones.
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by Kai Wright on May 3 2010, 10:41AM
Last week, Senate Democrats managed to get their financial reform bill past the Republican blockade. Floor debate on the bill, which would create a consumer protection bureau inside the Federal Reserve, will move forward this week, and the Senate’s…