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bill black on the current economic crisis

Bill Black was instrumental in successfully prosecuting a huge number of criminal bankers in the Savings and Loan crisis about twenty years ago. He shares his view on the current state of bankers’ criminality here. Note that I’m not entirely … Continue reading

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banking: the greatest scam

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re-starting local lending

This is a very interesting article I think we would all do well to read. Yes, I’m aware of the irony — looking at a state level solution. But, really the notion that Democrats want federal level stuff and Republicans … Continue reading

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wikileaks: anticipation

This just cracks me up: SEC Keeping Close Tabs on BofA’s Wikileaks Situation. Between that and Bank of America buying up derogatory domain names in bulk, everyone’s on tenterhooks to see what’s going to happen, well before any actual leaks. … Continue reading

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wikileaks: the tides of information

In my last post, I discussed the hacker narrative, which is fundamentally based around some external antagonist — whether government or corporate — that the hacker struggles against. With that in mind, consider this article: Banks and WikiLeaks. The whistle-blowing … Continue reading

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wikileaks: next items on the docket

Seems we have a new set of leaks to focus attention on. On the subject of recently published leaks (not from Wikileaks in this case), Glenn Greenwald notes the publication in the NY Times of planned military excursions into Pakistan, … Continue reading

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