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Debtor's Prisons in Kentucky and Other Horrors of the Justice System

Don McNay | Posted 12.13.2014 | Crime
Don McNay

What is going on in Kentucky is apparently going on in various pockets of the nation. It has to stop because it is wrong. It also has to stop unless the rulings of the Supreme Court mean nothing to people charged with upholding them.

Aaron Sankin

The Margins: San Francisco's Poorest Exiled To The Suburbs | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Close your eyes and think about poverty in America. What does it look like? What space does it occupy? The picture is probably someth...

The Truth Behind Foreclosure Crisis 'Recovery': Spotlight on the Shadow Inventory

Craig Nickerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Craig Nickerson

We currently have a "shadow inventory" of distressed homes looming in this country, which means the current slowdown in foreclosures is a misleading indicator of long-term recovery.

Housing Values Drop, Sting Bank Stocks

Wall Street Journal | James R. Hagerty and Jonathan Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The steep losses on sales of foreclosed homes are painful for banks and investors in the short run but should help clear the backlog. That would allow...

Freddie Mac Rejects New York Governor's Subprime Fight

Dealbreaker | John Carney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Freddie Mac dealt a blow to New York governor David Patterson's plans to ease mortgage stress in the state. Last week Patterson went to Queens, one of...