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Bradley Manning: Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy' if the Enemy Is Democracy

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When the deceptive operation of the warfare state can't stand the light of day, truth-tellers are a constant hazard. And culpability must stay turned on its head.

The Krugman/Stiglitz Army Is on the March (and It's Too Late for Michael Bloomberg to Stop It)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Whether or not the the #Occupy Wall Street protesters explicitly adopt policy proposals or only generate political energy for the spirit of them, the Krugman/Stiglitz Army is at last on the march.

Lust, Anger, Greed... and Capitalism

Curtis Roosevelt | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics
Curtis Roosevelt

Capitalism is the most effective economic system we have yet devised -- and it is also probably the most effective way of channeling greed that we have yet tried.

Faith And Economy

Doug Demeo | Posted 09.17.2011 | Religion
Doug Demeo

Ultimately, Sunday faith and Monday faith serve the same God in relative peace and harmony, or, we endure the messy societal results of our own discord.

Why The Busts Keep Getting Bigger

The New York Review Of Books | Paul Krugman and Robin Wells | Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

Suppose we describe the following situation: major US financial institutions have badly overreached. They created and sold new financial instruments w...

Conversation With Jeff Madrick, Author of Age of Greed (Part One)

Lynn Parramore | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business
Lynn Parramore

"Greed always exists. It rises and falls with the times. But when it's unchecked by government, self-interest rises to a level of greed that overwhelms the economic invisible hand."

Pop Goes The Compensation Bubble

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Doubts about the federal government's ability -- and willingness -- to reign in excessive executive compensation have persisted since October of last year. Now, the tables have turned.

Krugman, Roubini, Soros: How To Solve The Financial Crisis

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Following are excerpts from a symposium on the economic crisis presented by The New York Review of Books and PEN World Voices at the Metropolitan Muse...

Obama and Volcker: Economic Solutions, Good; Summers and Geithner: Financial Solutions, Not Good.

Saskia Sassen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Saskia Sassen

The shadow banking system is not illegal or clandestine. It is in the open, but it has thrived on the opaqueness of the investment instruments, facilitated by their complexity.