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Sherrod Brown: Blowing the whistle on private tyrants

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) is up for re-election, and the campaign against him is big. But the campaign is not comprised of private American citizens; it is comprised of Wall Street banks, major insurance companies, and drug manufacturers. These … Continue reading

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Jamie Dimon’s Hearing: Going Through the Motions

Jamie Dimon, CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase, had his Senate hearing on Wednesday regarding his bank’s $2 billion in trading losses (which were funded with Federal money). Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone offered a play-by-play of the hearing with his … Continue reading

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News Corp: Brought down by Itself

Most people have heard of the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the New York Post, and many other publications. But what most people don’t know is that many of these publications and production companies are owned by one company: News … Continue reading

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Corruption takes a hit

Rod Blagojevich was convicted Monday on 17 of 20 counts relating to accusations of corruption against him. For those of you who live under a rock, here’s the rundown: Blagojevich was caught trying to sell President Obama’s old senate seat, … Continue reading

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