Pam Martens

Pam Martens has been a contributing writer at CounterPunch since 2006. Martens writes regularly on finance at

How Crypto is Using the Behavioral Dynamics of Bernie Madoff’s Fraud

Wall Street Has Deployed a Dirty Tricks Playbook Against Whistleblowers for Decades, Now the Secrets Are Spilling Out

Republican Candidates are Paying a Fossil Fuels Conglomerate for Voter Data Mining

Koch Industries Is Staffing Up with Voter Data Scientists to Tip the November Election to the Extreme Right

Clinton Says Wall Street Banks Aren’t the Threat, But Her Platform Writers Think They are

How Wall Street Parasites Have Devoured Their Hosts, Your Retirement Plan and the U.S. Economy

New York is Drowning in Bribes and Corruption

Goldman Sachs’ Trader Finds a New Occupy Tactic

Cato’s Amazing Hypocrisy as It Battles the Kochtopus

Resurrecting Ayn Rand: Hedge Fund Money Teams Up With Koch & BB&T

Ayn Rand: the Tea Party’s Miscast Matriarch

Occupy the SEC Pitches An Extreme Makeover of Wall Street

Foreclosure Settlement: Just Another Link In a Long Chain of Corruption

Wall Street’s Secret Spy Center, Run for the 1% by NYPD

Wall Street Firms Spy on Protesters In Tax-Funded Center

Financial Giants Put New York City Cops On Their Payroll

Koch Entertained Justice Thomas At His Private Club

The Koch Whisperers

The Cast Expands in the Strauss-Kahn Saga

The Real Strauss-Kahn Story Back at the New York Times

The Strauss-Kahn Handlers Crank Out the Lawsuits

Conspirators Unmasked in the DSK Drama

Dershowitz Promotes Settlement for Strauss-Kahn as Hotel Housekeeper Lawyers Up

Will France Tidy Up After Housekeeper Charges?

The Tax-Payers’ Tab: a Cool $9 Trillion and Then Some

Fears Mount on TSA Body Scanners

Ten Ideas to Starve the Wall Street Beast

How the Fed and the Treasury Stonewalled Mark Pittman to His Dying Breath

The Far Right’s Secret Slush Fund to Keep Fear Alive

The Koch Empire and Americans for Prosperity

Inside the Flash Crash Report

Scientists, Secrets and Wall Street’s Lost $4 Trillion

Keeping It "In the Family"

SEC Admits to Inadequate Tools to Conduct Investigation

The May 6 Stock Crash Revisited

Why a Criminal Case Against Goldman Sachs Matters and Why Charges Could Stick

The Death of a Salesman

Obama’s Economic Brain Trust

The Most Vital Ingredient in Wall Street Reform Goes Missing

Wall Street’s Killer Instinct Spells Death Knell for Jobs

The Fire Sale of America

The Next Financial Crisis Hits Wall Street, as Judges Start Nixing Foreclosures

A Secret Deal Between Wall Street and Washington Shines a Harsh Light on Federal Housing Agency

Wall Street Titans Use Aliases to Foreclose on Families While Partnering With a Federal Agency

The Filmmakers vs. the Capitalists

Madoff and the SEC’s Revolving Door

Millions of Americans Pushed Into No-Law System by Colluding Banks

Millions of Americans Pushed Into No-Law System by Colluding Banks

Judicial Apartheid

The Parable of Michael Jackson’s Debts