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Matt Taibbi: The SuperRich in America Have Become 'Untouchables' Who Don't Go to Prison
Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Taibbi discusses his new book, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap."
Taibbi's Latest Expose: How Teachers, Cops and Firemen Are Getting Their Pensions Fleeced at Lightning Speed
Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Taibbi in his latest expose revealing that hedge funds are making millions from public pension funds.
Bill Moyers and Matt Taibbi: Everyone Pays If the Banksters Don't Go to Jail
Posted on: Feb 1, 2013, Source: BillMoyers.com
"The rule of law isn’t really the rule of law if it doesn’t apply equally to everybody," Taibbi tells Moyers.
Matt Taibbi: You Can Go to Prison for Pot, While Big Banks Get Away With Laundering Drug Cartel Cash
Posted on: Dec 13, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!
The banking giant HSBC has escaped indictment for laundering billions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels and groups linked to al-Qaeda.
Matt Taibbi Reveals How Romney Made His Fortune -- It Ain't Pretty, and He Shouldn't Be Proud of It
Posted on: Aug 31, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!
"Earned" is a very generous way to put it.
The Nobel Peace Prize Isn't About Peace: It's a Way for Westerners to Pat Ourselves on the Back and Change Nothing
Posted on: Oct 13, 2009, Source: True/Slant
We ebb toward war until we run out of bullets. Then we ebb the other way, and give ourselves an award for doing so.
Taibbi: Michael Moore Wants Us to Go Kick Ass
Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: True/Slant
If we got up off our chairs and went after the villains that Moore attacks in his latest documentary, everyone would be better off.
An Inside Look at How Goldman Lobbies the Senate
Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: True/Slant
Tomorrow, the SEC will hold a "round table" to address the destructive practice of "naked short selling." Too bad it's not inviting anyone who's susceptible.
Why Did GQ Spike Its Putin Expose?
Posted on: Sep 8, 2009, Source: True/Slant
The magazine buried it in the U.S. issue and ditched it completely for the Russian edition.
Taibbi: TARP Bailout Reports Are B.S.
Posted on: Sep 1, 2009, Source: True/Slant
The Fed's decision to brag publicly about a few loans that are actually performing stinks of intellectual desperation.
New CEO to AIG: "It's Not Your Fault, It's Their Fault."
Posted on: Aug 21, 2009, Source: True/Slant
Robert Benmosche is trying to boost morale of employees who seem anxious they might never again make obscene, undeserved bonuses.
Health Care Rats Come Out of the Woodwork
Posted on: Aug 20, 2009, Source: True/Slant
On both sides of the "debate," pundits' main concern seems to be that readers are demanding the public option, in spite of what they're being told.
Ludicrous: Matt Taibbi Accused of Being Anti-Semitic for Goldman Sachs Article
Posted on: Jul 13, 2009, Source: True/Slant
Sample letter: "Isn't it convenient that an Arab-American writer ... looks at Wall Street and picks the most prototypically Jewish firm to demonize."
The Weirdest Conspiracy Theory of All Time: Republican Chrysler Dealers Targeted by Obama?
Posted on: Jun 1, 2009, Source: True/Slant
I thought this was a joke when I first heard of it, but apparently itâ€™s circulating as a serious theory, and gaining momentum.
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