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Entries by Robert Scheer from 05/2009

Cashing in on 'Government Sachs'

| Posted 05.06.2009 | Business

We are so inured to tales of business corruption that even a devastating exposé in The Wall Street Journal no longer shocks us.

Pelosi The Enabler

| Posted 05.13.2009 | Politics

By acquiescing to the cover-up of unpleasant truths in the treatment of prisoners, Pelosi contributed to the betrayal of the ideal of public accountability that is the bedrock of our system of governance.

Our Loss is BlackRock's Gain

| Posted 05.20.2009 | Business

How much do you know about the BlackRock hedge fund? Better bone up fast, now that the folks at BlackRock are calling the shots in the government's trillion-dollar bailout program.

Stuff the Bankers, Starve the Kids

| Posted 05.27.2009 | Politics

Bail out the banks, but not the 500,000 poor families with children served by the CalWorks program, which will be dismantled, or the 928,000 children covered by the Healthy Families program, slated for oblivion.