Housing

Meet the new members of the Majority Report crew. Journalist David Dayen, explains the types of fraud that JP Morgan committed during the housing crisis. How the federal government always goes soft on JP Morgan and other unethical mega banks. Why the fines that JP Morgan pays are not real fines. Who is Larry Snyder […]
When Mitch McConnell promised to fight to expand health care and not destroy it. Thomas Shapiro, the Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy and Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University and author of, “Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future”, explains […]
Interview with journalist Jesse A. Myerson joins us to discuss his recent piece for The Nation How to Get Rid of Your Landlord and Socialize American Housing, in 3 Easy Steps (7:12). How private real estate value is created by public goods (8:47). Enclosure of the commons, and the relationship between communities, housing, schools, and race (11:12). Myerson’s three […]
Journalist David Dayen, explains the bombshell in Barney Frank’s new book in which Frank exposes both the Bush and Obama Administrations of not using TARP  money to help save people from foreclosure. When Barney Frank explained to Sam how TARP went wrong on housing policy. Why Bush was “already in Texas” during the financial crisis. […]