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Reverse Robin Hood: Six Billion Dollar Businesses Preying on Poor People
Law Professor, Loyola University New Orleans
These businesses target families with incomes below $35,000, and people of color are three times more likely to receive abusive loans than whites. People with blemished credit are often passed over when seeking jobs.
In Texas, Toll Collection Outsourced To Payday Lender
Why America Will Become A Cashless Society
Author, Contributing Editor at Wired
Cash is an anachronism -- and it may be on its way out. No one knows if physical money is in its twilight or just very late in the afternoon. It's getting there, though. Much of this is because of technology.
Bailed-Out Banks Finance 'Legalized Loan Shark' Lenders, Says New Report
Naming Names: Every Bank and Business That Is a Subprime Lender
Journalist, Author of 'Broke USA'
How many of the country's largest, best-known banks and corporations took huge, deep gulps at the well of the poverty industry? Well, how much time do you have?
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