Their Cheatin’ Souls: Short Circuiting Ethics in America

    by Walter Brasch   New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he had nothing to do with having air removed from game balls. The NFL, following an investigation, says he did. It gave him a four game suspension, which he is appealing. That four game suspension could cost … Continue reading

Housing Advocate: Obama ‘Can Accept No Less Than $300B From The Banks’ To Settle Robo-Signing Scandal

With details soon to become public about a settlement between state attorneys general and big banks implicated in the huge, national “robo-signing” scandal, President Obama should make clear the deal can’t amount to less than $300 billion from the banks, a prominent homeowner- and corporate-accountability advocate says. All 50 state … Continue reading

OCCUPY WALL STREET: Separating Fact from Media

Newspaper columnist Ann Coulter, spreading the lies of the extreme right wing, called the Occupy Wall Street protestors, “tattooed, body-pierced, sunken-chested 19-year-olds getting in fights with the police for fun.” She claimed the protestors, now in the thousands in New York, are “directionless losers [who] pose for cameras while uttering … Continue reading

Video: Robin Hoods Kayak the Chicago River

Organized as part of Take Back Chicago Monday, a group of 40 activists dressed as Robin Hoods kayaked the Chicago River toward a Mortgage Bankers Association meeting to deliver a message: it’s time for the big banks to pay Americans back for the losses they have suffered through lost homes, lost … Continue reading