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Education

Conflicts of Interest: Scholars as Paid Shills

Muncie, Indiana – Had to share this article from Bill Moyers about the practices used by Wall Street to influence policies meant to regulate them. As you can imagine, after the financial collapse in 2008, Dodd-Frank put together a rather extensive financial sector regulation package. Due to the negative global impact done by the fraudulent […]

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Government

NY Fed Fired Examiner Who Questioned Goldman Sachs

NY Fed Fired Examiner Who Took on Goldman by Jake Bernstein ProPublica, Oct. 10, 2013, 2:45 p.m. A version of this story was co-published with The Washington Post. In the spring of 2012, a senior examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York determined that Goldman Sachs had a problem. Under a Fed mandate, […]

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Government

Kaiser’s New Book Omits Grim Ending of Dodd-Frank

‘Act of Congress’ Stresses Hopeful Creation of Dodd-Frank, Omits Grim Ending by Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica This was co-published with The Washington Post. President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform law in July 2010, hailing it as an overhaul to prevent the kind of crisis that hit the world economy in 2008 and one of the […]