Many financial institutions are hopelessly insolvent, holding mountains of toxic waste that will never be worth anything. So why are we implementing policies that simply maintain a credit-based economy?
IMF Executive Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn is "cool under fire", as Central European University President John Shattuck said when introducing him, and didn't break his stride during his presentation at Kings College, University of Cambridge.
I hate to think we've become a country that has lost the concept of public purpose, a country that allows corporations to poison the people who live nearby. But apparently they're too much for the trucking industry.