Bankruptcy works. Now we just need to find a way to convince Tim Geithner, Larry Summers, and Ben Bernanke that it's okay to let financial firms go bust, too.
As we had our holiday dinner together, my kids asked me why billions can be spent on an expanding war, bailing out the auto industry and the banks, but when it comes to health care, people are afraid of a "government takeover."
I never wanted to own part of a bank, insurance company, or automaker. But now I do. If you are a U.S. citizen, you do too.
I'm making real investment in fast trains that run where people live and want to go my wish for the New Year.
Here are the "top ten" things our government could do in 2010 to reverse our nascent economic recovery. Of course, it shouldn't do any of these things - but its record causes me grave concern.
Companies that have earned enormous profits selling giant trucks and SUVs are in the process of re-branding themselves as responsible corporate citizens with an obligation to society.
As newly elected secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, I traveled the country this fall, talking with workers and hearing their concerns. The economic c...
We have to wonder if the US had taken Hummer, especially with its dependence on the military version, and turned it into a government-owned operation, would the US benefit?
For cultural and historical reasons, China has relatively less experience in brand building, so the US currently seems to have a comparative advantage in internationally known brands.
When it comes to carhaul drivers, automakers are failing to meet their end of the bailout bargain and taxpayers should hold them accountable.
An interesting tidbit came out of a recent Consumer Reports study: The more money a consumer spends on a car does not translate into a more reliable vehicle.
Phase III: Obama Strikes Back. The Republicans are still leaderless and teabaggers have hung up their Lipton for the winter. Meanwhile, two-thirds of Americans still want health care reform.
Raising a big family was tough for my parents. Feeding 11 people on an auto-workers income meant everything my parents did required effort and creativity.
By re-sizing our Medicare system to one we can afford, America can avoid the fate of GM and maintain its competitive position for decades to come.
In Michael Moore's worldview, a goodly portion of the American people are ignorant, uneducated, clueless pinheads too stupid to realize the fundamental principle of a loan.
According to a recent report the number of millionaire households around the world fell from around 11 million in 2007 to 9 million last year. The only region going the other way -- Latin America.