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Zach Carter

Matt Taibbi: 'Deceptive' Subprime Lending Is Reason For The Financial Collapse | Zach Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Bankers weren't the villains of the 2008 financial crisis: they were victims of Washington's foolish affordable housing fixation. Or at least that'...

Hedge Funds and Pension Funds Are Oil and Water

Sean McElwee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Many states have underfunded pensions, partially because to the financial crisis and partially because of politicians underfunding them. In order to increase returns and close that gap, more pension systems are turning to alternative investments in hedge funds.

Look Who Tops Taibbi's 'Corporate Evil Guy Power Rankings'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

Imagine you were tasked with assembling an elite team of CEOs to play in an all-star game of corporate corruption. Thankfully, Rolling Stone columnist...

On the Issues from Abortion to War & Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I want to put this somewhat intellectual blog posting into perspective. Below is a quote from Matt Taibbi's new book, Griftopia-Bubble Machines, Vamp...

Weekly Audit: Congress Must Get Tough On Wall Street

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Congress returns from its April recess this week with financial reform at the top of its to-do list. With mil...

It May Take A Revolt To Fix Health Care: Taibbi

Rolling Stone | Matt Taibbi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Let's start with the obvious: America has not only the worst but the dumbest health care system in the developed world. It's become a black leprosy ea...