Debt Agreement: Profiting from desperation

There was about $50,000 in credit card debts. Electricity company, gas company… There are over $20,000 worth of traffic fines. People are in really vulnerable circumstances. They’re overloaded with debt, they’re wanting to get a solution. I think the debt agreement industry is actually doing a really good job. It was a very money-driven company […]

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President of Iceland Ólafur Grímsson: The Will of the People Must Rule the Day

Well Iceland was, in the years that led up to the financial crisis, like every country in Europe and the United States, part of this policy transformation where the financial sector was deregulated, where the freedom of financial capital was increased, where there was a different form of regulations and structures that had prevailed before. […]

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100 People Tell Us How Much Debt They Have | Keep It 100 | Cut

– [Interviewer] How much debt do you have? – None to my… Oh, debt. Yikes. Oh no. (playful music) – [Interviewer] You have any debt? – Debt? – Debt? – [Interviewer] Debt. – Debt. – Debt? – Uh… (blows raspberry) – I don’t have any current. – What? – Yeah. – [Interviewer] Everybody has debt. […]

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DWP: Fury as vast review of disability benefits helps just a few thousand people

 Tory welfare chiefs have been slammed after admitting a vast review of disability benefits has repaid just a few thousand people   Ministers originally said up to 220,000 people would get higher Personal Independence Payment (PIP) following a High Court victory  That would have helped around 14% of the 1.6million people on PIP.   But […]

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Fredericka “Mother” Mandelbaum: New York’s First Female Crime Boss

Long before Al Capone turned his eye to bootlegging and well before Bugsy Siegl decided to take his ill-gotten gains and cash in on the casino boom in Vegas, there was another boss in town. This one was perhaps the most unassuming of ladies, and within just a few years of setting foot on American […]

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