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Trump Raises Mortgage Costs for Many First-Time Homebuyers

Trump Raises Mortgage Costs for Many First-Time Homebuyers

Donald Trump promised to fight for working-class Americans, but one of his first acts as president was to make mortgages more expensive for..

January 20, 2017 with 0 Comments
The 1% Are Still Stealing Our Homes

The 1% Are Still Stealing Our Homes

Occupy Wall Street Laura Schlegel, a mother and active community member in Portage Park, Chicago, is facing eviction by the Cogsville..

January 3, 2014 with 0 Comments
Strike Debt’s Rolling Jubilee Abolishes $13.5 Million in Medical Debt, Owed by 2,693 People, in 45 States

Strike Debt’s Rolling Jubilee Abolishes $13.5 Million in Medical Debt, Owed by 2,693 People, in 45 States

The Sparrow Project Strike Debt, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, announced this morning that since the launch of the group’s Rolling..

December 4, 2013 with 0 Comments
Chase Accused of Robo-Signing Abuses in Credit Card Collections

Chase Accused of Robo-Signing Abuses in Credit Card Collections

Matt Reynolds, Courthouse News Service Chase Bank abused “tens of thousands” of Californian credit cardholders in a..

May 13, 2013 with 0 Comments
Obama Administration Will Not Build Death Star

Obama Administration Will Not Build Death Star

The Obama administration has formally responded to an official White House petition urging the government to build a moon-sized Death Star..

January 12, 2013 with 0 Comments
Fiscal Cliff Winners: NASCAR, Hollywood, Railroads, Goldman Sachs, Outsourcing Corporations

Fiscal Cliff Winners: NASCAR, Hollywood, Railroads, Goldman Sachs, Outsourcing Corporations

While neither Democrats nor Republicans can claim victory in the wake of the fiscal cliff deal, there were some definite winners emerging..

January 2, 2013 with 0 Comments
John Boehner to Harry Reid in Fiscal Cliff Saga: “Go F— Yourself”

John Boehner to Harry Reid in Fiscal Cliff Saga: “Go F— Yourself”

Things got a little heated during the negotiations that ultimately led to a deal between Congressional Democrats and Republicans that..

January 2, 2013 with 3 Comments
Obama May Respond to White House Petition to Build Moon-Sized Death Star

Obama May Respond to White House Petition to Build Moon-Sized Death Star

A petition urging the US government to construct a moon-sized Death Star like the one in the popular “Star Wars” films has..

December 14, 2012 with 0 Comments
Bank of England Exec Andrew Haldane: Occupy Right about Inequality Causing ’08 Crash

Bank of England Exec Andrew Haldane: Occupy Right about Inequality Causing ’08 Crash

A top official at the Bank of England has praised the Occupy Wall Street movement for its role in inciting a “reformation” in..

October 30, 2012 with 0 Comments
Capital One to Pay $210 Million for Deceptive Credit Card Practices

Capital One to Pay $210 Million for Deceptive Credit Card Practices

Financial services giant Capital One Bank will pay $210 million in fines and restitution to settle claims that it engaged in deceptive..

July 19, 2012 with 1 Comment
Douche Du Jour
  • JFK Diary Calls Hitler ‘Stuff of Legends’ Who ‘Will Emerge From Hatred’
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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