Bad Loans

Funders of exposé on high-interest loans pioneered subprime mortgages
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A news organization funded in part by one of the subprime mortgage crisis’ biggest beneficiaries sponsored a journalism series targeted at high interest loans.

Measuring States of Mind

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Hip economist Justin Wolfers told NPR’s Chana Joffe-Walt that unemployment is just as subjective as happiness.

Chuck Hagel’s Shadow Campaign

Pro-Iran group has donated $2.1M to pro-Hagel nonprofits, media outlets
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Secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel sits on the board of a pro-Iran organization that has given millions of dollars to leftwing nonprofits and mainstream media outlets, organizations that are now leading the charge to support his nomination.