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Finance reform can spur job creation

The nation's labor movement is on target with its point that the risky practices on Wall Street were behind the destruction of 11 million jobs in America.

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Fight for finance reform next in the national spotlight

As they celebrate their success with health care reform labor and its allies are already focusing on strengthening the financial reform legislation just approved by the Senate Banking Committee.

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Tired of bank greed, Missouri protesters say

ST. LOUIS - "We're tired of corporate America and the CEOs taking all our money," Ashli Bolden said as over 100 people protested inside the Bank of America tower on March 24.

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Banks should pay to repair their mess, rally demands

The rally's point was dramatized by a man wearing a tuxedo and a pig mask who made mock attempts to steal purses and pick the pockets of demonstrators.

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Oakland residents demand action vs. banks

OAKLAND, Calif. - Fighting back tears, anger in his voice, Al Marshall recounted how his "kids were crying when the judgment came down" to abandon the home in which they were growing up.

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Why Bank of America fired me

In this YouTube video, a Bank of America worker blows the whistle on her former employer.

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Students welcome overhauling private loan industry

Every year millions of students graduate from college with tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt.

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Banks making huge profits from toxic assets

What the government really did for the financial giants  in March as a way to help them unload their toxic mortgage securities was put up a sign that read, "Free money, come and get it."

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Obama administration pressures banks on housing crisis

The Obama administration announced today stepped up measures to persuade big banks to help strapped mortgage holders.

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Message to banks: ‘Time to bail us out’

Sick of profiteering, foreclosures and joblessness, thousands tell banks 'Enough is enough'

 

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