Hidden Handcuffs: America's illicit loan surge

The swelling mass of the working poor in the US has no way of borrowing except from ruinously self-defeating sources such as payday lenders, low-balance exorbitant-fee credit cards and illegal loan sharks. These mobile labour legions, hungry for credit, are fuelling the rise of a hidden and dangerously undemocratic phenomenon - illegal cash loans made by small business bosses to their workers ... Download a copy of the original article here.

This in-depth investigation appeared in Unforgiving Servant Magazine #1 on 14 February 2014.

 

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