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"Fed"-up With Larry Summers

Erich Pica | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Erich Pica

Larry Summers' record in office is littered with bad decisions. We are now paying the price for his favoring of Wall Street over working families.

Amanda Terkel

Larry Summers Clashed With African-American Scholars At Harvard | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a top contender to become the next Federal Reserve chairman, economist Larry Summers has reemerged for scrutiny for his time as Harva...

Larry Summers: Two Women's Perspective

Natasha Sarin | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics
Natasha Sarin

Everyone knows Larry is brilliant, but what we've come to learn over years of working with him is how invested he is in the success of those around him. And as two women interested in economics and politics, we can assure you that there is no stronger advocate for our potential than Larry Summers.

Campaign Against Summers Gains Momentum

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

* Liberal Democrats push back, wary of Wall Street ties * Group of Senate Democrats throws support to Yellen ...

Larry Summers Slams Romney's Tax Plan

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Larry Summers has joined the growing list of people saying that Mitt Romney's tax plan just does not work. "It’s easy to say that 'My plan is to ...

Larry Summers: The Stimulus Pays For Itself

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

Larry Summers says the stimulus can take care of itself. Summers, who served as President Obama's top economic adviser until last year, has co-aut...

For My Mother: Don't Let Larry Summers Lead the World Bank

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

I think a basic job requirement of leading a major international development institution is that you have an expansive view of human potential. I think the record shows that Larry Summers does not meet this standard, and therefore he is not qualified to lead the World Bank.

With Larry Summers' World Bank Bid in Trouble, Mexico Insists on Open Process

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.19.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

President Obama should ask Geithner for a completely new short list, one with three real candidates who all want the job, and all of whom can pass muster with the member countries of the World Bank.

The Latest Reason Larry Summers Is Unpopular

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

Larry Summers is in the running to head the World Bank. But according to tens of thousands of people that recently signed a petition, he's not the man...

Larry Summers Disses 'A**hole' Winklevoss Twins

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology

In The Social Network, a Hollywood portrayal of how Facebook got its start, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss enter then-Harvard President Larry Summers' o...

Larry Summers To Return To Harvard After Leaving White House

The Washington Post | Felicia Sonmez | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Lawrence Summers, President Obama's former top economic adviser, is returning to Harvard University this month to resume his teaching and academic res...

Summers Out, Could Geithner and Rubin Be Next?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The call for Geithner and Rubin to go will continue loud and long. The real and perceived misery level of the middle class appears likely to continue to rise.

Larry Summers, Robert Rubin: Will The Harvard Shadow Elite Bankrupt The University And The Country?

Harry R. Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Harry R. Lewis

The modern power elites thrive by forgetting any regrettable past. This amnesia is easy at Harvard, where the legal fiduciaries operate in secret and need not answer for their acts.

Harvard Swaps | Michael McDonald, John Lauerman, and Gillian Wee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Harvard's swaps, which assumed that interest rates would rise, proved so toxic that the 373-year-old institution agreed to pay banks a total of almost...

Summers Ignored Warnings, Lost $1.8 Billion In Harvard Investments

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It happened at least once a year, every year. In a roomful of a dozen Harvard University financial officials, Jack Meyer, the hugely successful head o...

Cornel West INTERVIEW: Don't Appoint Larry Summers As An Economic Adviser And Tell Me You're Progressive (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman, Dr. Cornel West discusses his long-awaited memoir "Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud." It's...

Sam Stein

Nassim Taleb Rips Summers, Geithner, Bernanke (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of earliest and most outspoken experts who warned of disaster before the nation plunged into an economic crisis called out the president Monday fo...

Ex-Harvard Employee: Warning Larry Summers Of Risky Investments Got Me Fired

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in 2002, a new employee of Harvard University's endowment manager named Iris Mack wrote a letter to the school's president, Lawrence Summers, tha...