Taking Wall Street Firmly To Task

“I had grossly underestimated the level of extraordinarily unethical and even fraudulent behavior that had occurred on such a large scale,” Ferguson tells All Things Considered host Melissa Block, in a conversation airing Friday. via Inside Job Director Charles Ferguson, Taking Wall Street Firmly To Task : Monkey See : NPR.

What Happens When Banks Foreclose on Commercial Properties?

In Downtown Los Angeles, at least eight residential projects and one hotel have fallen into bankruptcy. Some of those projects, along with others in the area, have also faced foreclosure — an equally complex process with just as many possible endings. via Los Angeles Downtown News and Information – LA Downtown News Online > News… Read More What Happens When Banks Foreclose on Commercial Properties?

Oregonians Vote to Raise Taxes on Rich, Corporations

Too bad it can’t happen here. Oregon voters bucked decades of anti-tax and anti-Salem sentiment Tuesday, raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy to prevent further erosion of public schools and other state services. The tax measures passed easily, with late returns showing a 54 percent to 46 percent ratio. Measure 66 raises taxes on… Read More Oregonians Vote to Raise Taxes on Rich, Corporations