President Bush- not President Obama- enacted TARP and signed the Bank bailout into law towards the end of his presidency. And yet a large percentage o...
You have to wonder who the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct thought it would be fooling when it drafted its Statement of Alleged Violations against Rep. Maxine Waters last month.
The gap between rich and poor is now so stark that -- unless the soothing balm of "trickle-down economics" can be applied to any thinking brain -- moral outrage ought to be the general order of the day.
While the negative political trends for Democrats can be attributed to the stagnant economy or ruthless Republican negativism, the primary culprit is that Obama has failed to communicate the accomplishments of his administration.
Less than two years after the near collapse of the American economy caused by good old-fashioned capitalist speculation in the housing market, libertarian ideology is riding high again.
When information that is supposedly of and for government is in private hands, the power of that information can be used to serve private agendas with the risk of corporate and private players influencing policy to suit those agendas.
President Obama signed the finance reform bill into law today. At first blush, nobody seems very happy.
by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger With the Wall Street reform bill finally cleared through Congress, activists and intellectuals are pushin...
Bankster Politicians, when faced with giving support to many of the same people tossed from employment by their cronyism, have all of a sudden found ideology.
We need an antidote to end the plague of joblessness and that solution rests with helping America's struggling small and mid-sized businesses. America's future depends on it.
Starting the process of reining in the banks is the antidote to the bailout and to future bailouts -- both politically and in terms of better policy. And it's Republicans and Wall Streeters who are trying to kill it.
The economic history of the twentieth century is crystal clear. When unions were strong, working people had the lion's share of income and the economy worked well.
ShoreBank, a staple of the Chicago community, may be in jeopardy of seizure if it does not receive TARP funds from the Federal Reserve Bank.
Phil began grilling me, "the US economy should rely on pure free market capitalism for everything. Anything involving the government is wasteful and ...
Now that crude has begun to wash upon the shores and wetlands of Republican red states, any superficial bumper sticker griping about socialism has been temporarily forgotten.