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How Eliminating the State and Local Tax Deduction Will Force Taxpayers to Take Out Billions in Debt to Pay for Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
PROMESA Is a Model for Undermining Democracy and Pushing Austerity Elsewhere in the U.S.
How Ratings Agencies Punish Local Governments, Create Huge Profits for Wall Street, and Leave Public Employees and People of Color Holding the Bag
Casting A Wider Net
Increasing opportunities for minority and women owned asset managers in institutional investments
The Financialization of Higher Education
What Swaps Cost Our Schools and Students
Time to Pay the Piper
How a Hometown Investment Bank Is Draining Millions from Minnesota Cities, Hospitals, State Agencies, and Non-Profit Organizations
Municipal Banking: An Overview
Financing Socially Just and Sustainable Forms of Urban Development
How the Swaps that Were Supposed to Save Illinois Millions Became Toxic
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
An Analysis of US Public Pension Investments in Hedge Funds
Our Kind of Town
A Financial Plan that Puts Chicago's Communities First
Wisconsin's Dirty Deals
How Wall Street Drains Taxpayer Money Our of Public Budgets and What We Can Do About It
How Wall Street's Predatory Deals Hurt Taxpayers and What We Can Do About It
Riding the Gravy Train
How Wall Street Is Bankrupting Our Public Transit Agencies by Profiteering off of Toxic Swap Deals