Features related to banking

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March 22, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill takes a close look at avarice, banks, and capitalism — the ABCs of economic inequality — with insight from Sheila Bair and Richard Wolff. Continue reading

Protestors celebrating the one year anniversary of the Occupy Movement march down Market Street to the financial district in San Francisco. September 2012. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 15, 2012
Take a look at what Occupy Wall Street (and other Occupiers) has been up to since the NYPD forced them from Zuccotti Park one year ago.
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July 15, 2012 | Moyers Moments

Ferdinand Pecora’s strong leadership during a Senate investigation into the ‘29 market crash shows what’s necessary to effect regulatory reform. Continue reading

Former Barclays Chief Executive Bob Diamond after giving evidence to the Treasury Select Committee at Portcullis House, central London. July 2012. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 12, 2012 | On Democracy

New bank debacles, including the Barclays Bank scandal, create a terrible unfairness across the country. Continue reading

Jason Lewis, a junior at Middle Tennessee University, picks up student loan information at the campus financial aid office in Murfreesboro, Tenn. January 2004. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 4, 2012 | Blog

Possible solutions to what some are calling the “next debt bomb” — the student loan crisis. Continue reading

Protesters in the Chicago River joined in chants with their counterparts on the DuSable bridge.
March 30, 2012
Engage corporations by attending a shareholder meeting
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march to a Wells Fargo Bank as part of the protest in downtown Oakland, Calif. November 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
March 15, 2012 | On Democracy

Fed up with misbehavior and mismanagement, many Americans are giving their banks the boot. Here’s why. Continue reading

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March 6, 2012 | On Democracy

Political and financial leaders are doing everything they can to keep crucial truths — and their own responsibilities — buried. Continue reading

A night scene of a Bank of America ATM on K Street NW in Washington. November 2006. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 4, 2012 | Blog
Just a few months after public outrage forced Bank of America to drop a planned $5 fee for debit cards, the financial institution is at it again.