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Beyond the Occupation

Daniel Squadron | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York
Daniel Squadron

There is no question that the protesters have tapped a vein of frustration felt by Americans of all political persuasions. While the energy driving these protests in cities across the country may be new, the issues are not.

The Man Who May Bring the Banksters to Justice (If They Don't Break His Knees First)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman may go down as the most important public official in reforming the corrupt financial system -- if he can hold out against pressure from Wall Street, the Federal Reserve, and the Obama administration.

Cuomo: Is Chevron Misleading Shareholders?

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

For nearly 16 years, Chevron has been fighting a landmark oil pollution lawsuit brought by more than 30,000 residents from rainforest communities in Ecuador.

Sex, Spitzer, Derivatives: Using Our Outrage

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

In a galling demonstration of Washington's tangled priorities, leaders in both parties still refuse to tap Eliot Spitzer's expertise for policymaking and enforcement in the current crisis.

Wall Street Cheers News Of Spitzer's Involvement With Prostitution Ring

Wall Street Journal | AARON LUCCHETTI, MONICA LANGLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's Schadenfreude time on Wall Street. Eliot Spitzer, the New York governor who made his name taking on the titans of finance, apologized yesterday ...