Michael W. Hudson

Center for Public Integrity

Guest

Staff writer with the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit journalism organization, and author of The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America--and Spawned a Global Crisis; former staff writer for the Wall Street Journal

Michael W. Hudson on KCRW

For the first time in a single month, September saw  more than 100,000 home foreclosures . Foreclosure sales are now one-third of the housing market.

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