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  • News

    March 1, 2012

    They Were Kings for a Moment

    The feds attack online poker, killing livelihoods and a $2.5 billion industry.

  • Film

    November 4, 2010

    Greed, Interrupted

    Part meltdown memoir, part essential finger pointing, Inside Job will make you seethe.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    The White House Wasn't Pleased Obama's Call To The Mayor Went Public

    Photo courtesy White House Flickr Group‚ÄčEver leave an extremely personal voicemail for someone, only to have what you thought was a private message broadcast to complete strangers -- or even worse, your friends? You know, maybe something about a burning sensation when you pee, or that you thi ... More >>

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    No Justice

    We've bailed out the banks. When do we go after the crooks behind our financial collapse?

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Bank Of America Scamming Hispanics, Local Lawsuit Says

    ‚ÄčAll Jorge Gonzalez of Houston wanted was a safe place to keep his meager earnings. But in this era of banking scandals and swindles, that was apparently too much to ask. Instead, Gonzalez became the lead plaintiff in a sweeping class action lawsuit against Bank of America, AIG and several other c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Questions Bellaire High's Whiz Kids Will Have To Answer

    Hair Balls got that warm fuzzy feeling (don't worry, it's not swine flu) when a publicist called to tell us that students from Bellaire High will be competing in the 2009 National Economics Challenge, to be held in New York City May 18. The Challenge is done in a "college bowl tournament" style, fea ... More >>

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Who Cares?

    Celester Hall went to Afghanistan to help the troops and make his fortune. He came back deaf, in diapers and looking for benefits.