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Legalized Loan Sharks : Usury With Fangs

“Shark Attack,” pen and ink illustration by Tom Grady / Pulse.The spoils of credit card ‘reform’:Unregulated interest rates skyrocket By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / December 21, 2009 According to the Oxford American Desk Dictionary, the definition of … finish reading Legalized Loan Sharks : Usury With Fangs

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A Dog’s Life : America’s Financial Mess

A walk in the park: Scout and Missy take a breather. Photo by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.A walk in the park:A Felliniesque view of our financial messBy Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / November 27, 2009 Walking … finish reading A Dog’s Life : America’s Financial Mess

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A Nightmare on Wall Street

The credit crunch is morphing from an American-centred financial crisis into a global economic crisis,” says David Bowers of Absolute Strategy Research… ‘Borrowing our way to prosperity’By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / August 29, 2008 Damnation! The problems … finish reading A Nightmare on Wall Street

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The Next Bubble Is on the Way : Credit Card Debt

Why are we all complicit in our own economic servitude? by Danny Schechter / August 11, 2008 Let me try a few words out on you: “Charge It,” “Swipe It” and “Priceless.” You know exactly what I am talking about. … finish reading The Next Bubble Is on the Way : Credit Card Debt

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