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Congressional Bailout Package

Why Not a "Bailout" That Restructures Health Care to Benefit All?

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michele Swenson

"Free-market" health care is as perverse an incentive as free-market police and fire protection would be, leaving everyone vulnerable, at the mercy of the marketplace.

Questions in a Time of Crisis

Tony Campolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Campolo

It is popular these days to blame our economic troubles on the greed of corporate CEO's. Yet we have to face up to the reality that we are ourselves major culprits in this financial fiasco.

Declaring War on the Meltdown/Part 2: Taking on Debt For Infrastructure

Alan Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Fein

In bad times like these, the government has to spend money to build things that we desperately need: roads, bridges, schools, courthouses, sanitation systems and a new energy infrastructure.