The difference between a privately owned business and a public corporation is indeed personhood and personal responsibility. The birthers want to see Obama's birth certificate? I want to see Goldman Sachs' and Halliburton's.
We can build a real populist movement that isn't funded by corporate America, that actually cares about the American people and throws the crooks out, and that fights the elites who have captured our government.
If you're at a school where your parents and your parents' friends might be investment bankers, ask them this week if they have ever considered investing in the life of a child in the developing world.
There's a good deal of jolliness on Wall Street this holiday season, thanks to the billions of dollars in bonuses that will be stuffed into the stockings of your favorite bankers. It's safe to assume the final tally will be very big.
You want deficit reduction? Then how about a wealth tax of 5 percent a year until the unemployment rate drops below 5 percent? That small tax on just 400 souls would reduce the deficit by about $75 billion a year.
With all the interest in the damage Wall Street has done, activity that's the opposite should draw some attention. But coverage of the corporate social responsibility movement is not yet an idea whose time has come.
why am I -- like you -- unsettled by headlines that show these same firms earning record profits and paying record bonuses? Because we taxpayers don't own enough of these firms. In many instances we own nothing.
A column in the Business section was about how the American worker is overpaid. They claim that if workers don't take cuts, these "overpaid" working stiffs will be the cause of another Great Depression.
With no regard for history -- and here I mean the events of only 12 months ago -- the Republicans and Big Banks have the audacity to contend that the creation of jobs requires the lowest levels of regulation possible.