JPMorgan Chase's success is based, in part, on being the largest underwriter of coal companies that engage in mountaintop removal coal mining, which has turned countless Appalachian communities into ghost towns.
There are two kinds of bankers to fear. The first is incompetent and runs a big bank. The second type of banker is much more dangerous. This person runs a big bank and -- here's the danger -- makes it even bigger.
The supposed student uprising at Syracuse University landed with a predictable and pathetic thud on Sunday, as only a handful of the 4,000 graduating students took off their caps and gowns in the planned symbolic protest of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's commencement speech.
Student lending reform could have passed the Senate long ago, but because it had to wait on health care, the lobbyists have had plenty of time to chip away at the Senate. But colleges across the country can't wait another year for relief.