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Sometimes it is necessary to describe the obvious. Romney would never have pursued Osama bin Laden. Democrats should keep up this story. It shows Romney for who he is, and is not.
The simple notion that China might be part of that new fund is sending waves throughout Europe. Does Europe need the IMF and China to resolve a $500 billion problem?
The government's attempts to impose safety and environmental standards on automakers is being thwarted by the very car companies it, in part, owns.
NEW YORK — Citigroup, still partly owned by the government after a rescue during the financial meltdown, is giving raises to top executives that...
Big banks that received TARP bailout money are funding payday lenders -- companies Senator Dick Durbin (D - Ill.) termed "bottom feeders" -- and which...
People are fed up and tired of fighting the traditional career path, so a number of people have become employed by creating their own jobs -- by starting a business.
With the recent spotlight on a runaway Prius, few are paying attention to the latest government plan to bail out failing banks with retirement money.
In 2008 and 2009, 50 separate Federal programs offered $23 trillion in loans, grants, or asset guarantees to the financial sector. Huh! This item ...
How will this economic crisis change us? Could there be good news in, through, and even because of this Great Recession? What is our role in creating a moral recovery?
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This past Friday, a coalition of groups under the banner "Bail Out the People" took to t...
Until our elected officials know there is a price to pay for siding with big money over everyday people, the average American will continue be on the losing end.
For Alan Greenspan, the apostle of free markets, to admit that financial free markets are not self-correcting is an enormous concession.
The Times article is delicious reading if you are interested in the strange world of past and present psychiatry, but what caught my eye most was a dream that the journalist reported to have had.
Michael Moore's new movie on capitalism, like all of his movies, is thought provoking to say the least. I like Moore, not because I necessarily agree ...
Whether or not any of us thinks that bail-outs can be justified in principle, in practice they tend at best to reinforce poor management, and at worst they even reward it.
Money wasn't just "given" to Wall Street firms. It bought something of value. And now that the firms (and the market in general) are recovering, they're starting to pay it back. With interest.
With a straight face, the captains of Wall Street like are telling us that they don't need to be heavily regulated -- that regulations will kill innovation and stifle consumer choice.
In recent months, the spread between short and long-term bond yields has increased significantly, hitting record extremes. Many market-watchers believ...
The top 400 billionaires are sitting on a huge pile of money, while our country is going deeply into debt to fix a financial system that has contributed mightily to their enrichment.
We need a President's Wage Cap because the Obama administration does not want to put the screws to Wall Street's lavish compensation packages.
We all know that the car occupies a central position in our way of life, yet aside from adding DVD players and coffee cup holders, we've done little to integrate ideas from the rest of our society.
The US administration has itself been hijacked, and America is now, effectively, a Bank-Owned State. Democracy has been usurped by what Abraham Lincoln called 'the Money Power'.
These are real pamphlets of wisdom put out by A.I.G. (Apparently the artwork is from Highlights.)
It's folly to give Republicans credit for anything. The lack of rhyme in their response to the stimulus suggests that at this point they stand for nothing more than sheer nihilism.
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