Van Jones: Bank Settlement: $25B Down, $675B to Go

'We must not forget the more than 14 million homeowners (one in five) whose homes are underwater, beneath a crushing total $700 billion in negative equity. We must not forget the more than 4 million families who have lost their homes.' Van Jones, Reader Supported News Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Tanya J. Maurer - Feb 12, 2012 - 10:55 AM PST
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Tanya J. Maurer
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by Tanya J. Maurer - Feb. 13, 2012

we should honor the hard work of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, California Attorney General Kamala Harris and others, including many grassroots ... More »

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by Mirella Villalpando - Feb. 14, 2012

I believe this article serves as a good example of journalism that battles stereotypes and bias and instead works to provide the consumer with a story that is pure. In this article, there were no races or ethnicity's mentioned and there did not seem to be any language that implied separation based on race. However, in relation to the reading from "Prime Suspects",this article presented a type of "white collar crime" in which banks were the "bad guys" committing a form of second-hand violence (that is the act of causing many families to lose their homes). Action words were used such as "fought courageously" and "fight for justice", although there was no actual physical violence involved. There was no mention of the race of the ... More »

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