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Entries by Peter Dreier from 05/2011

Banks Should Pay for the Foreclosure Crisis

| Posted 05.02.2011 | Business

We can't solve California's fiscal disaster without addressing the foreclosure crisis. It doesn't make sense to make severe cuts to state and local budgets only to allow Wall Street banks and their overpaid CEOs to drain billions more from our states.

How Do Wrong Economic Ideas Become Conventional Wisdom?

| Posted 05.09.2011 | Books

If conservatives don't like labor unions, they are entitled to their opinions. But when they attack unions by arguing that they actually hurt working people, they don't have the facts on their side. They are crying wolf.

The Political Bob Dylan

| Posted 05.24.2011 | Politics

Bob Dylan's off-and-on engagement with politics is intriguing. But his peace and justice songs have had a life of their own.