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Investigative Journalist David Sirota Reports on “Pay to Play” in Chicago: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Accepted Campaign Contributions from Financial Firms Managing City Pension Money

By Elaine Magliaro Investigative journalist David Sirota reported earlier this week that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former chief of staff to President Obama, has accepted campaign contributions from financial firms that manage the city’s pension money. Sirota said that, according to documents that … 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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THE DIVIDE: Matt Taibbi Talks about Unequal Justice in the Age of Inequality

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Back in February 2011, Matt Taibbi wrote an article for Rolling Stone titled Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail? In his article, he said that “financial crooks” brought down the world’s economy—yet the feds were doing more … Continue reading

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