Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:00

The Real Winner of the Midterms: Wall Street

The crop of newly elected politicians from last week’s elections are likely to increase profits for banks while further cutting public sector workers’ pensions.

Chris Wyatt, a mortgage servicing executive of 20 years turned homeowners’ advocate, says he’s seen many homeowners run ragged on Ocwen’s modification roller coaster.

Residents of New York’s Finger Lakes argue that gas projects would spell ecological and economic disaster for the region.

Published in Stop Global Warming

Activists on Monday attempted to shut down fracking sites and a federal building in New York, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. as part of a series of environmental actions that kicked off around the country last week.

Published in Stop Global Warming

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