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Bank Corruption

The Rich Have Gained $5.6 Trillion in the 'Recovery,' While the Rest of Us Have Lost $669 Billion

Les Leopold | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Les Leopold

It's as if the entire economic recovery is going into the pockets of the rich. And that's no accident. Here's why.

Jamie Dimon's JPMorgan Chase: Why It's the Scandal of Our Time

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Chase disaster gives us a much-needed a glimpse into our corrupt political system, its Wall Street paymasters, and the media voices that allow people like Jamie Dimon to escape scrutiny.

Afghanistan's "Too Big to Fail" Bank Is Failing -- Guess Our System Doesn't Work There, Either

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The collapse of Afghanistan's largest bank will seem familiar to Americans, and so will the upcoming reports of its bailout. We've heard the story before: Unheeded warnings. Lax enforcement. An American auditor who said nothing.