Looting The Students

Scott Lemieux at Lawyers Guns and Money points to NYU as a fine example of academic looting. My short version (though the original isn’t long): “Students at NYU are taking on debt at a rate 40% above the national average to subsidize second homes for professors who teach elsewhere.” And here’s the short version of […]

Runaway Foreclosure Fraud

An audit commissioned by San Francisco county in California of 400 foreclosures (from January 2009 to November 2011) has found that 84% of the foreclosure files contained what appear to be clear violations of law, and that two-thirds of them contained at least four violations or irregularities. Among the common irregularities were failure to notify […]