Tag Archives: Bank of America

Yes Men’s fake BofA site is back


As the movie trailer put it, “Sometimes it takes a lie to expose the truth.” The Raw Story reported earlier today that “Google blacklisted on Wednesday a website made to look like an outreach campaign by Bank of America, in … Continue reading

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No mercy from bailed-out BofA


In the not-so-distant past, one of the most reviled characters in American popular culture was the landlord who threw families into the street if they couldn’t afford to pay the mortgage on their homes. Think of Lionel Barrymore as Mr. … Continue reading

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Bank on BofA ripping you off


Matt Taibbi starts his new Rolling Stone article with a Shock and Awe-style barrage of over-the-top analogies: At least Bank of America got its name right. The ultimate Too Big to Fail bank really is America, a hypergluttonous ward of … Continue reading

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Banksters spooked by ‘Occupy Our Homes’


Not surprisingly, the corporate news media hasn’t made much of the human drama taking place as foreclosures and evictions by the big banks continue across the country. As Michael Moore wrote yesterday, “You need a Kardashian in your home as … Continue reading

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