For years, Microsoft has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law. Paul Kiel reports.
How a benefit for the working poor was turned against them. Paul Kiel and Jesse Eisinger report.
The racial wealth gap between blacks and whites creates a terrible cycle of debt, even for small debts. Paul Kiel illustrates.
A first-of-its-kind analysis shows that debt-collection suits are far more common in black communities than white ones. Paul Kiel and Annie Waldman guide you.
New rules put forward by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would have a major impact on the high-cost loan industry. But if history is any guide, lenders will quickly find some loopholes.