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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 37–38.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... The priest, Monsignor John Egan, helped his parishioner pay off the loans and the interest—and then helped catalyze a community-wide effort to fight unscrupulous and predatory lending. After his death in 2001, the coalition he assembled named itself the Monsignor John Egan Campaign for Payday Loan Reform...
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Tikkun (2001) 16 (3): 32–60.
Published: 01 August 2001
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Published: 01 January 2015
Creative Commons/Taber Andrew Bain, Vinceesq, Seth Anderson, Taber Andrew Bain Predatory payday lending has expanded exponentially within the last twenty years as industry lobbyists have identified loopholes in states’ usury laws. Creative Commons/Taber Andrew Bain, Vinceesq, Seth Anderson More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Causa Justa :: Just Cause ( cjjc.org ) Anti-foreclosure activists demonstrate outside a Wells Fargo shareholders meeting in San Francisco. In the lead-up to the 2006 financial crisis, 59 percent of black borrowers received predatory mortgages versus 16 percent of white borrowers. Causa Justa More
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 26–27.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Causa Justa :: Just Cause ( cjjc.org ) Anti-foreclosure activists demonstrate outside a Wells Fargo shareholders meeting in San Francisco. In the lead-up to the 2006 financial crisis, 59 percent of black borrowers received predatory mortgages versus 16 percent of white borrowers. Causa Justa...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 28–30.
Published: 01 January 2015
... States. Outstanding student debt is over $1.2 trillion, and nearly one million student debtors default on their loans every year. Across the country, people continue to lose their homes to predatory lending, foreclosure, and refinance schemes. The low-income neighborhoods disproportionately affected...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (1): 48–51.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... But the dream failed, and today capitalism prevails in more global and predatory forms than ever. Today the idea of a fundamental alternative seems quaint at best, even though global capitalism has crashed again. The idea...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (3): 9–14.
Published: 01 August 2014
...HENRY A. GIROUX Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2014 D emocracy is on life support in the United States. Throughout the social order, the forces of predatory capitalism are on the march. Their ideological and material traces are visible everywhere — in the dismantling of the welfare state...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (2): 33–37.
Published: 01 April 2009
... values Now they are corporate CEOs and hedge Massachusetts, Florida, Virginia, Wash­ to meet community needs. Some local fund managers. Wall Street is empire’s ington State, and New York City. I have businesses maybe as predatory as any Wall most recent institutional stage, and hope­ learned...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 15–16.
Published: 01 August 2016
... rhetoric stems from the equation we make between schooling and the acquisition of those skills or knowledge that might, in some way, protect individuals from the insecurity and predatory nature of our social and economic environment. Defined in this way, education becomes an expression of the concern...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Island. Or I could march with Haitians against the predatory practices of US invaders and then listen, grasping the oratory power of the speeches despite not understanding the words. ...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (4): 65–66.
Published: 01 November 2010
... primarily the far Right find it silly to paint pictures of a world be­ The professionalization of the leftist intelli­ that has persevered with a utopian politics yond greed, predatory finance, and robber- gentsia in the university has undercut the and a celebration of intellectuals who un­ baron...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 41.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... Our global economy and the global ecological challenges we face make it all the more imperative. Mortgage debt is another huge contributor to Americans’ indebtedness. Due to predatory and fraudulent loans, and harsh loan terms, home foreclosures are often the consequence. The economic downturn...
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Tikkun (2007) 22 (6): 60–62.
Published: 01 November 2007
... tar­ gets as predatory animals or greedy libertines. The con­ nection Nast established between corrupt policies and corrupt lifestyles undoubtedly helped bring Tweed and Co. down. Though less responsible for the post-Katrina turn against Bush than Nast was in toppling Tweed, satirists...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (5): 48–50.
Published: 01 October 2008
... and tors tried to speak. other policies that champion common people against predatory interests. 3. E lla Baker, a key figu re in Populism also has deeper meanings. b rin g in g 1930sp o p u list ex­ In the quote above, Saul Alinsky...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 November 2016
... penetrates students’ understanding of human existence. The world is a predatory place. The fear of failure hangs over all of us and with it a distrust and suspicion towards those who appear to have acquired something more than we have. It is a world in which envy, dissatisfaction, and an incessant drive...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (6): 21–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... espoused by Milton Friedman and embraced by President Ronald Reagan and every president since—what I call “predatory capitalism”—is based on the single goal that the only responsibility of business is to maximize profits, regardless of the social and environmental costs. Replacing the more...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (2): 21–26.
Published: 01 April 2014
... home; or when old parents need care. Or the kids are working when the parent is not. The long unemployed spend down savings and drive up their credit card debt, as the powerful documentary Maxed Out (2006) shows through painful stories. Because of high interest and fees, predatory lenders like...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (6): 33–40.
Published: 01 December 2008
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (3): 54–57.
Published: 01 August 2009
... face the part of us that is narcissistic, predatory, and “exotic” in our brutality, it will seize us again. We are perilously close to repeating this nastiness in Afghanistan. And in fact, as thousands of extra U.S. troops...