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Largest Legal Settlements Against Police

MoneyTips | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

New York City recently settled a wrongful-death claim with the family of Eric Garner for $5.9 million almost a year to the day after Garner died from the use of a chokehold by an NYPD police officer.

CEOs With Huge Golden Parachutes

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business

It's not just executive compensation that's on the rise. A very solid number of executives at major corporations have also received payouts that Mothe...

Pushing Our Impulse to Give Just A Little More

Melanie Lundquist | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact
Melanie Lundquist

One might think that in a time with more people on food stamps than ever before, our non-profit, tax exempt foundations would leap to the fore. Think again.

VA Made Secret Deal With Prudential Over Soldiers' Life Insurance Payouts

Bloomberg | David Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs failed to inform 6 million soldiers and their families of an agreement enabling Prudential Financial Inc. to w...

Get Rich Cheating: Hayward's Severance

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Kreisler

Aspiring cheaters, CEOs, and other crooks: Tony Hayward is getting about $18 million to ruin BP and the Gulf.