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Citi to Help Unemployed Youth? Oh, the Irony!

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a story that resonates with so many layers of bitter irony that it's hard to know where to begin. So we'll start with the headline: "Citi Foundation to Help Teens Find 'Pathways to Progress.'"

Robert Rubin: Why Won't He Go Away?

Dean Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

Having inflicted enormous damage on tens of millions of families who have lost their jobs, their homes and/or their life's savings, it would be nice if Rubin could have the decency to fade from the public scene.

Get Politics Out of the Bedroom and Politicians' Bedrooms Out of Politics

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Here's the deal America should make with our politicians. You stay out of our bedroom, and we'll stay out of yours.

Robert Rubin Gets His Pink Slip: Good Riddance

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Tasini

The downside to letting Rubin slip quietly from his role at Citigroup is that he leaves with enough of his reputation intact that he still holds some sway in Washington.

Robert Rubin Resigns As Citigroup Adviser

AP | MADLEN READ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Officials at the embattled banks Citigroup and Morgan Stanley will negotiate over the weekend about possibly combining their wealth m...

It Takes a Movement to Save an Auto Industry

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Picture a massive caravan of thousands of people effected by the auto industry landing up in front of the Capitol demanding action to save their jobs and staying there until Congress acts.

Obama Right to Reassure Wall Street Markets With Rubinauts But Also Needs Econ Advisors Who Stand for Main Street

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

We can only hope that Obama balances the smart Rubinauts whom he has picked to lead his economic team with some equally smart pro-Main Street economic minds.