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LAINEY HASHORVA – WELLS FARGO WHISTLEBLOWER: “THEY ARE ALL RIDING THE STAGECOACH TO HELL”

It has been and continues to be an interesting week for Wells Fargo, with widespread coverage from mainstream news outlets; John Stumpf, Wells Fargo’s CEO, going before Congress on September 20; and a $185 million settlement announced with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Interesting, then, that despite all of the monies paid in fines to the CFPB, Wells Fargo still …

One in Four Local Banks Has Vanished Since 2008. – Stacy Mitchell

This article was produced by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, as part of itsCommunity-Scaled Economy Initiative, which produces research and partners with a range of allies to implement public policies that curb economic consolidation and strengthen locally owned enterprise. Here’s a statistic that ought to alarm anyone interested in rebuilding local economies and redirecting the flow of capital away from …