Obama Has Always Been Cool with Taking Wall Street Cash
But accepting $400,000 for a speech right after leaving office, when his own refusal to take on Wall Street probably helped elect Trump, is still a uniquely bad look.
How a Cruel Foreclosure Drove a Couple to the Brink of Death
A married couple resorted to self-harm after being physically and psychologically terrorized by Bank of America over their house—until a judge fined the bank $46 million.
This Former Bank Regulator Quit His Job to Fight For His House
Eric Mains has been fighting big banks in court for years, and now he's embarking on a major gambit: He doesn't think they can prove they actually own his mortgage.
The Lawyer Who Went from Fighting for Guantanamo Bay Inmates to Going After Shady Banks
Josh Denbeaux takes on cases most attorneys would consider lost causes. When I asked him why, he said, "Well, I don't lose."
Boston's Foreclosures and Record Gentrification Aren't Just Random Coincidences
This June, a Boston activist organization occupied a house in the Dorchester neighborhood after the government denied a nonprofit's offer to buy the house. This occupation was another retaliation against an equity draught which has been stymieing...