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Entries by Diane Francis from 01/2009

Obama-Nomics Coming

| Posted 01.06.2009 | Business

Obama-nomics won't merely be the New Deal Part Two. It will have to be executed along with policies hammered out in partnership with the best minds and most enlightened leaders in the world.

Madoff Just the Start of Post-Bubble Scandals

| Posted 01.08.2009 | Business

The $50-billion fraud, allegedly perpetrated by New York's Bernie Madoff, is a predictable outcome following the collapse of a speculative bubble. Big bubbles attract bigger crooks.

Obama: invest in Canadian oil or be held hostage

| Posted 01.16.2009 | Business

Russia bullies its European energy customers; Saudi Arabia, Iran and others export terrorism; Nigeria is unstable and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez spews h...

Out of Wall Street's ashes a sadder, wiser America

| Posted 01.19.2009 | Business

The inauguration of Barack Obama marks an inflection point in history: A triumph over systemic American intolerance; the end of global cowboy capitali...

America's ultimate fix is higher taxes

| Posted 01.23.2009 | Business

The United States has broken the bank by spending and not taxing enough Americans prefer to run up huge deficits by borrowing from foreigners rather t...

Obama Phone Trail Highlights New Mideast Road Map

| Posted 01.23.2009 | World

Here is the obvious strategy to Gaza crisis that is being whispered about and probably has the best chance of succeeding and stopping the craziness and bloodshed.