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Matt Taibbi on Former Attorney General Eric Holder and the Revolving Door between Washington and Wall Street

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier today, award-winning journalist Matt Taibbi was interviewed on Democracy Now! Taibbi talked about Eric Holder, the former Attorney General of the United States, and the revolving door between Wall Street and Washington. Holder is reportedly “returning home — … Continue reading

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Is the NYPD Work Slowdown a Bad Thing…Or a Good Thing?

By Elaine Magliaro On December 31, 2014, Matt Taibbi published an article at Rolling Stone titled The NYPD’s ‘Work Stoppage’ Is Surreal. The reason for the “virtual work stoppage”—or slowdown—is the anger that many NYPD officers feel toward the mayor … Continue reading

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Matt Taibbi on JPMorgan Chase, Too Big to Fail, AIG, Jamie Dimon, and How Bankers Stay Out of Jail

By Elaine Magliaro Breaking the Set host Abby Martin spoke with investigative journalist Matt Taibbi recently about JP Morgan Chase whistleblower Alayne Fleischmann who came forward to expose how the bank knowingly sold toxic mortgages to investors and how the Justice Department used … Continue reading

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JPMorgan Chase Whistleblower Alayne Fleischmann and Matt Taibbi Talk with Michael Eric Dyson on The Ed Show

By Elaine Magliaro Last week, Michael Eric Dyson–an author, radio host, and professor of sociology at Georgetown University–talked with Matt Taibbi and Alayne Fleiscmann, the former deal manager at JPMorgan Chase who witnessed securities fraud while she worked at the mega-bank. Taibbi called … Continue reading

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On Democracy Now!: Matt Taibbi and Bank Whistleblower on How JPMorgan Chase Helped Wreck the Economy, Avoid Prosecution

By Elaine Magliaro Yesterday, I posted a link to Matt Taibbi’s newest article in Rolling Stone about Alayne Fleischmann, the “$9 billion witness” who is JPMorgan Chase’s “worst nightmare.” Fleischmann is the whistleblower that the mega-bank “paid one of the largest fines … Continue reading

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Matt Taibbi Returns to Rolling Stone…Publishes New Article about the “$9 Billion Witness” Who Is JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare

By Elaine Magliaro The honeymoon didn’t last long for Matt Taibbi at First Look Media. News broke last week that the investigative journalist had left the news organization and had returned to Rolling Stone, the magazine where he had previously worked … Continue reading

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Who the F*ck is Dan Loeb and How Is He Connected to Teacher Pensions and School Reformers?

By Elaine Magliaro I have focused much of my time lately doing research on anti-teacher/anti-tenure school reformers—including Campbell Brown, David Boies, and Michelle Rhee. In my post about school reformer/star lawyer David Boies, I noted how certain names kept “popping … Continue reading

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