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“We are in great danger”: Ex-banker details how mega-banks destroyed America

<b>Lloyd Blankfein and Jamie Dimon testify before House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Feb. 11, 2009. (Reuters/Larry Downing)</b><p>“The power has only been more consolidated,” warns Goldman Sachs veteran Nomi Prins in an interview with Salon<p>Josh Eidelson<p>April 15, 2014 6:30pm (UTC)<p>“It no …

Barry Scheck: Stunning new case highlights how race bias corrupts juries

<b>Barry Scheck (Reuters/Jessica Rinaldi)</b><p>Exclusive: Leading wrongful convictions expert on what’s at stake in a sweeping, upcoming North Carolina decision<p>Barry Scheck<p>April 15, 2014 7:06pm (UTC)<p>Last month, Glenn Ford, an African-American man, walked out of the Louisiana State Penitentiary after …

Robert Reich: You’re getting hosed on your taxes!

The former secretary of labor explains how middle class Americans are paying more than the 1 percent<p>Robert Reich<p>April 15, 2014 7:07pm (UTC)<p>It’s tax time again, April 15, when our minds turn toward paying the taxes we owe or possibly getting a tax refund. But what we don’t think about enough is …

The Irony of Cliven Bundy's Unconstitutional Stand

The Nevada rancher isn't just resisting the Bureau of Land Management—he's also fighting against his state's unusual constitutional history.<p>Twenty-one years ago, rancher Cliven Bundy stopped paying his grazing fees.<p>Bundy does not recognize federal authority over land where his ancestors first …

How America Pays Taxes—in 10 Not-Entirely-Depressing Charts

A brief history of where your money goes and why<p>The appropriate thing to say about taxes on April 15 is that they're absolutely terrible. And yes, sure, they are, in a way. Filling out taxes is miserable (especially considering the IRS could probably do it all for you), watching money leave your …

Why New York Democrats Have Turned Against Andrew Cuomo

After initial moves on gun control and gay marriage, the governor is drawing fire for not taking up more progressive stands.<p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo once earned plaudits from liberals for his tough talk on gun control and success in legalizing gay marriage in the state. But, lately, he's …

Bill O’Reilly Tries to Enlist Kentucky’s Basketball Coach in Bashing Blacks

The Fox News host went on another racially charged rant and tried to get John Calipari to help, but even that was too much for this ethically …

The KKK Is a Terrorist Organization

This weekend, three people were killed in violent incidents outside Kansas City. From the earliest reports, the killings bore all the hallmarks of a terrorist attack.<p>There is still no consensus over the definition, but terrorism usually denotes a nonstate actor attacking civilian targets to spread …

Google faces new pressure from states to crack down on illegal online drug sales

By Matea Gold<p>, Enterprise/investigations editor<p>Tom Hamburger<p>, Reporter<p>Several state attorneys general are pressing Google to make it harder for its users to find counter­feit prescription medicine and illegal drugs online, marking the second time in the past three years that the firm has drawn …

Louisiana Won't Get Rid of its Unconstitutional Sodomy Ban

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Louisiana House of Representatives voted not to remove the state's sodomy ban today, even though …