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Entries by Robert Kuttner from 04/2009

The G-20 Conference -- Thin Air at the Summit

| Posted 04.05.2009 | World

What was missing at the G-20 was a true revolution in the thinking of the global financial and political elites. And that will not happen without either more inspired leadership at the top or more pressure from below.

Obama's Loyal Opposition

| Posted 04.12.2009 | Politics

Progressives now find themselves in an awkward position of simultaneously wishing Barack Obama well, but feeling dismayed by his policies on some key issues.

Confidence Game

| Posted 04.20.2009 | Business

The same Treasury department that did not hesitate to fire GM's CEO seems determined to keep zombie banks and their zombie managers intact at all cost. And all cost, in this case, could be trillions.

Obama's First 100 Days: What's a Presidency For?

| Posted 04.26.2009 | Politics

Obama has repeatedly declared that he would govern as a consensus builder. He wasn't lying. However, there are two ways of achieving consensus.