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Defining the Second Great Depression

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

If Democrats can't stand up and clearly articulate the nightmare scenario we were saved from, then the economic disaster that Republicans caused may well be the same disaster that helps them surge back into power.

Jason Linkins

Dirty Secret Of The Bailout: Thirty-Two Words That None Dare Utter | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GET MORE UPDATES ON THE BAILOUT A critical - and radical - component of the bailout package proposed by the Bush administration has thus far faile...

An Old Fairy Tale Recycled for a New Age

Jessica Catto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jessica Catto

Hard times demand special skills and special steadfastness. Even though we have those attributes in good measure, given a choice, most of us still wou...

Time for Plan B?

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul

Markets are a confidence game--perhaps trust is a better word--built on the belief that tomorrow will come around and it will be a lot like today. Tha...

Jason Linkins

For Bailout Analysis, Look Outside The Mainstream | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the political press continues to play with the bright shiny ball that is Who Is To Blame For Everything That Happened Yesterday, I'm picking up ...

Bailout Bill: Obama Needs to Lead, Not Be One of the Bailout Bipartisan Musketeers

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

If Obama goes along with the latest bill it in the name of post-partisan comity, he's making a big mistake. Washington is not lacking political leaders willing to go along with the flow.

Jason Linkins

Dodd On Paulson Plan: "Not Just Our Economy At Risk...Our Constitution As Well" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Christopher Dodd opened today's Senate Banking Committee hearing by offering deep concern over the bailout package proposal that's been put fo...

Sam Stein

Dems Push Back On White House, Paulson | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It appears that Democratic Party leaders are prepared to call the Bush administration's bluff when it comes to the extent and purpose of the proposed ...