Nuns Take On Wells Fargo

Nuns Take On Wells Fargo

In an insightful song about outlaws, Woody Guthrie wrote this verse: “As through this world I travel / I see lots of funny men / Some’ll rob you with a 6-gun / Some with a fountain pen.” The fountain pens are doing the serious stealing these days....
Wells Fargo is Rotting from the Top Down

Wells Fargo is Rotting from the Top Down

Just when you thought that, surely, big banker greed had bottomed out with 2008’s Wall Street crash and bailout, along comes Wells Fargo, burrowing even deeper into the ethical slime to reach a previously unimaginable level of corporate depravity. It’s one...
The Stumpf Banking System

The Stumpf Banking System

“Stumpf” is a German adjective for someone who’s obtuse, slow on the uptake, imperceptive, or to put it bluntly, stupid. Ironically, it also happens to be the surname of Wells Fargo’s CEO, who’s now mired in the most shameful banking...
You’re Overdrafted, They’re Overpaid

You’re Overdrafted, They’re Overpaid

Almost two-thirds of Americans today — 63 percent — don’t have enough savings to cover an unexpected $500 expense. Anything from an emergency brake job to a refrigerator on the fritz could zero out their bank accounts. Most American households, in other words, are...
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