Renewed Push to Curb Money Laundering Could Threaten Wall Street

By: Thursday November 7, 2013 10:20 am

New legislation being proposed in Congress meant to crackdown on illegal money laundering could pose a problem for Too Big To Jail banks on Wall Street that frequently make use of offshore business entities to avoid taxes and regulations.

 

FDL Movie Night: “The House I Live In”

By: Monday October 8, 2012 5:00 pm

Eugene Jarecki’s powerful documentary The House I Live In, which won the Sundance Film Festival Grand Prize, traces the roots of the War on Drugs and lays out the inequalities in drug enforcement, mandatory sentencing, and the prison system, while also explaining the economic realities that create both drug problems and a rise in incarceration. Using his relationship with his family’s longtime caregiver, Nannie Jeter (Nannie is her given name, not her title in the household) and her family as a stepping off point, Jarecki explores the failure of America’s drug policy.

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