How Goldman Controls The New York Fed: 47.5 Hours of Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash by Jake Bernstein ProPublica Hear the radio version on these stations or download the episode now. Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York faced a crossroads. Congress had set … Read more

Gain Strength by Admitting Your Weakness and NEVER GIVE UP!

Gain Strength by Admitting Your Weakness and NEVER GIVE UP! Cross-posted from The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen I know it; I teach it; but it’s still always so awesome to see the power of simply telling the truth. Sometimes when I speak or think a profoundly true thought, I get a shiver up … Read more

The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen Crushes the Competition in a 2 Day Foreclosure Trial

The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen Crushes the Competition in a 2 Day Foreclosure Trial Cross-posted from The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen By Evan M. Rosen We did it again. The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen crushed the competition in this 2 day foreclosure trial which had three different cases spanning … Read more

Vulture Capital Hits Home: How HUD Is Helping Wall Street and Hurting Our Communities

“We’re seeing an unprecedented rise of the corporate landlord, and HUD’s Distressed Asset Stabilization Program is just facilitating the process,” said Rachel Laforest, executive director of the Right to the City Alliance. “HUD should employ a credit system that favors nonprofit bidders whose sole mission is community investment and implement stronger requirements for bid winners … Read more

H.R. 5148: Meet The “Access To Affordable Mortgages” Act – How Congress Will Create The Next Crisis

Meet The “Access To Affordable Mortgages” Act – How Congress Will Create The Next Crisis Say hello to the next financial crisis, brought to you courtesy of the dumbest new bill of the week: H.R. 5148: Access to Affordable Mortgages Act. Ordinarily whenever an individual wants to borrow money for a mortgage, the bank conducts … Read more