Reading Time: 2 minutes More movement on the investigation of billions in laundered funds that may have passed into the United States. Could suicides of bank officials be related?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Two months, two high-profile investigations, two dead bankers, two alleged suicides. Something just doesn’t seem right.
Reading Time: 5 minutes How a grassroots coalition beat the banking lobby in California — and how other states could be affected.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Enlightening excerpt from Dick Russell’s ‘Horsemen of the Apocalypse: The Men Who Are Destroying Life on Earth’ — a cynical tale about how Big Oil deceived the public.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An undercover investigation into an “organic” Texas dairy found horrific examples of livestock abuse. Now two nonprofits are demanding accountability and change.
Reading Time: 3 minutes New research reveals the ways big businesses suppress wage growth, and thus the prospects of upward mobility for their workers
Reading Time: 5 minutes If you’re looking for the greatest bang for your tuition buck, you might want to look first at public colleges and universities.
Reading Time: 5 minutes As more states raise their minimum wage, some companies are saving money by finding other ways to stiff employees, such as forcing them to work off the clock.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Eliminating tax subsidies that primarily benefit the plutocrats is urgently needed if we are to preserve the middle class and our economy.
Reading Time: 12 minutes TCJA gave massive tax cuts to the very rich, massively increased budget deficits, increased incentives to move jobs and profits offshore — and minimally increased investment in productivity.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Students are wondering how New York could afford to give billions of dollars to Amazon when their schools are literally falling apart.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The German banking colossus is back in the news, after German authorities raided its offices Thursday morning as part of a money laundering investigation. We’ve already been looking closely at this bank and its strange relations to Trump, Russia, oligarchs, and more — here’s what we’ve found.
Reading Time: 2 minutes While the rest of the media was busy providing wall-to-wall coverage of a spat between two former reality TV stars, WhoWhatWhy delivered solid news.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Having failed to fully gut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, House Speaker Paul Ryan is calling it quits. What’s next for one of Washington’s biggest hypocrites?