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Go See Inside Job If You Want to Know What Really Caused the Economic Crisis

Steve Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Kirsch

Charles Ferguson's latest documentary, Inside Job, does a masterful job in telling the story of how the financial crisis happened.

Obama: G-20 nations should take action to seal economic recovery

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Barack Obama is appealing to the world's major economies not to waver in their efforts to support a su...

Whose Fault? What Happened to the Economy and What We Can Do About It

James Kwak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Kwak

I agree that blaming everything on George W. Bush is neither good policy nor good politics. But there are some issues on which it is not only relevant, it is necessary to point out why we are in the mess we are in.

Pray to the Gods of Capital, Or Build a New Economy

Zack Exley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zack Exley

We need to start imagining and preparing for a global, coordinated economic transformation on the scale of a world war -- not only to restore jobs, but to restore means of making a sustainable living to everyone on Earth.

Upcoming G-20 Summit: 'Stakes Are Enormous'

Council On Foreign Relations | Stewart M. Patrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When G-20 leaders convene in London on April 2, they will confront the most parlous global economic situation in seven decades. People and markets...