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Cutting Megabanks Down To Size By Taking In The Safety Net

My new favorite person is . . . a banker . . . from Texas! Richard W. Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since 2005, spoke to a gathering in Washington D. C. about the problem of the still too-big-to-fail megabanks and how we can avoid further taxpayer-funded bailouts. New York Times […]

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Light Installation On Old Stone Bank [Canceled]

[Canceled. BC] Remember this? Neither do I. What was I doing? In 2002 the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier was the canvas for this light projection/installation — Steel and Light. Artistic director Barbara Macaulay and technical director Robert Hogan have returned with a new show, shifting their attention to that numinous temple to finance, the Old

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The Road To Washington Starts Here

Dave Segal, democratic candidate for Congressional District 1 (and Dose honcho), has a new piece up at HuffPo explaining why he chose to kick off his campaign in front of the Bank of America. Last week, I held my official announcement event outside of a Bank of America in East Providence, choosing the location to

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