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Bank of America lied to homeowners and rewarded foreclosures, former employees say   |   June 17, 2013
By Paul Kiel, ProPublica Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners seeking loan modifications, denied their applications for made-up reasons, and were rewarded for...

 

Bank of America makes 'dirty dozen' list of criminal financial institutions   |   March 28, 2013
A watchdog group has compiled a list of banking's "dirty dozen" corporate criminals, and Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America makes the cut. Dirt Diggers Digest, a...

 

As foreclosure crisis drags on, so does flawed government response   |   January 4, 2013
By Paul Kiel, ProPublica As the sixth year of the foreclosure crisis comes to an end, the percentage of loans in foreclosure remains a staggering eight times higher than it was in...

 

The unequal burden of coal plant pollution   |   November 21, 2012
Nearly six million U.S. residents live within three miles of a coal-burning power plant -- but those heavily polluting facilities are not distributed equally throughout the...

 

The political money elite   |   December 15, 2011
Number of individuals who contributed more than $10,000 to federal political campaigns in the 2010 election cycle: 26,783 Portion of the U.S. population those elite donors...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Luminant's lawlessness in Texas   |   November 2, 2011
Number of times that two Texas coal-fired power plants owned by Dallas-based Luminant are alleged to have violated the Clean Air Act in recent years: 38,000 Date on which...