The bank's employees regularly lied to homeowners seeking loan modifications, denied their applications for made-up reasons, and were rewarded for sending homeowners to foreclosure.
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Through a complex maneuvering of legislative bills, Nebraska politicians are using unconstitutional means to give TransCanada the right to build the Keystone pipeline through their state.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published a new interactive database to search information about the ownership of tens of thousands of offshore entities in tax havens.
The public interest law firm Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund has coined the term “Community Bill of Rights,” setting standards at the municipal and county levels to privilege environment and health over corporate profit.
The indiscriminate and warrantless collection of personal data from millions of people not only violates the U.S. Constitution — the data farms are also an extreme waste of water and electricity.
The cross-membership that exists between boards of corporations, think tanks, foundations, educational institutions and advisory groups has made today's elites a highly integrated, organized and evolved social group.
A coalition of 85 technology companies, organizations and privacy advocates launched a website Tuesday calling for a special congressional committee to investigate the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance program.
"There was the beautiful solidarity and unity I felt in Zuccotti Park, but also the righteous anger and intensity fueled by police violence that was evident in Tahrir Square," said Justin Wedes, who attended the Istanbul protests.
Leaders and members of the Progressive Caucus in Congress say things that appeal to their constituencies back home — without throwing down the gauntlet and battling an administration that has made clear its contempt for essential civil liberties.
Transit authorities in cities across the country are quietly installing microphone-enabled surveillance systems on public buses.
Tom Morello and Ben Harper plan to join the army of guitarists who will make music a central, nonviolent part of May Day in New York City.
Technology giant Apple shuttled $11 billion into offshore tax havens in the fourth quarter of 2012.
After 237 years, we’re becoming a colony again.
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Portuguese cities protesting austerity measures that the government hopes will help to avoid the bailout and lift the country out of recession.