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Today in history: U.S. Marines invade and occupy Haiti 100 years ago

The story of Haiti is a case study in the injustice of the international finance and monetary system.

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Report refutes Emanuel's austerity agenda for Chicago

Proposals for getting Chicago's finances back on track without unconstitutional grabs at retiree pensions, cuts to vital services, and toxic bank fees.

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Warren: Many feel the game is rigged – and they're right!

Elizabeth Warren has quickly carved out a role as an articulate spokesperson for workers, and she didn't disappoint the packed house at the summit.

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Prosecuting JPMorgan Chase a good start, but…

There's a long way to go. And, unfortunately, the politicians who enabled the corporate criminals on Wall Street seem to be beyond the law's reach.

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Co-op banks to invest in worker-owned U.S. businesses

The world's largest industrial, worker-owned and run cooperative, Spanish-based Mondragon and its bank, Laboral Kutxa, agreed to partner with U.S. based National Cooperative Bank to invest in U.S. cooperative businesses.

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Richmond takes a daring step for homeowners

After a tumultuous meeting drawing hundreds of residents, the Richmond City Council voted to continue exploring a plan to rescue underwater mortgages by using the power of eminent domain.

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Bank of America lied to homeowners and rewarded foreclosures, former employees say

Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners, according to sworn statements by former bank employees.

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Stopping blight: One side of the anti-foreclosure fight

The fight to stop foreclosures and make the banks pay continued in Los Angeles on April 2.

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Are corporations too big to prosecute?

These are banks, and bankers, whose failure precipitated the financial crisis, and the succeeding depression and bailouts. There have been bailouts, but, so far, no prosecutions of the CEO's.

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Demonstrators tell Wall Street: Pay your taxes

"The one percent is getting wealthier; the 99 is not. We need jobs, not cuts to social services and Medicare."

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