March 8, 2019 -
With a growing number of banks refusing its business amid pressure from human rights activists, the U.S. private prison industry has been ramping up spending on lobbying and campaign contributions. Tennessee-based private prison giant CoreCivic just added to its powerhouse lobbying roster another influential firm for help on banking issues.
November 14, 2014 -
With North Carolina-based Bank of America and other big banks in trouble again -- this time over pursuing consumer debts that aren't legally collectable and manipulating foreign currency markets -- isn't it time for the Justice Department to stop allowing corporations to evade prosecution?
June 17, 2014 -
The action against JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the latest in a wave of lawsuits filed against big banks for discriminatory lending practices that have hurt cities and minority borrowers.
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 with billions paid out in penalties and settlements for various crimes.
January 4, 2013 -
A look at the government's response as the foreclosure crisis enters its seventh year.
October 25, 2011 -
An undocumented farmworker leader was deported last week, reinforcing the findings of a new Farm Labor Organizing Committee report that says tobacco pickers struggling to organize are stymied by fear.