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Should Public Employees Know the Details of the Investments Being Made with Their Retirement Savings?

By Elaine Magliaro In an article published earlier this week in In These Times, journalist/author David Sirota wrote that Kentucky has a message for public school teachers in the state: “You have no right to know the details of the investments being … 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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From Salon: Exclusive Interview with Author Michael Lewis about His Book “Liar’s Poker,” the Culture of Wall Street, Strip Clubs, and Hypocrisy

By Elaine Magliaro Michael Lewis’s first book Liar’s Poker, originally published in 1989, has been reissued on its 25th anniversary. Scott Timberg of Salon said that Liar’s Poker “was not only the start of a major journalistic career — author Michael … 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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