Lending Tag

Co-published with The Nation. Over 800,000 furloughed workers missed two paychecks during the most recent government shutdown. And credit unions, banks, and finance companies reaped the rewards.

Co-published with The New YorkerGeorgia has long struggled to rein in payday lenders, but even ambitious regulations can’t always stop the predatory practice.

Co-published with VICEWall Street lends money to cities with giant strings attached. The result? An endless cycle of layoffs and slashed spending.

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