Ten years ago the US stock market tanked, and for the next several weeks financial markets were a cluster-fuck of panic and chaos. Americans were frightened of what was happening in the economy. The real estate market had collapsed. Venerable Wall … Continue reading
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Tagged Barak Obama, Ben Bernanke, Bill Black, Donald Trump, Henry Paulson, Matt Stoller, matt taibbi, Michael Hudson, Timothy Geithner, Too Big to Jail, Wall Street, wall street crash
Economic insecurity does strange things to a society. When both political parties pursue economic policies that benefit the 1% at the expense of the rest of the population those who are left behind turn to an alternative. Welcome Donald … Continue reading
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Tagged Barak Obama, Charles Pierce, Donald Trump, economic insecurity, foam the runway, global labor arbitrage, GOP, Little Timmy, monkey brains, NAFTA, neoliberalism, One Market Under God, political world, Republicans, Ross Perot, Thoma Frank, Timothy Geithner, TPP, wall street crash, What's a Matter With Kansas?
With the dearth of investigative journalism and embrace of entertainment as news by our corporate press, sometimes the only way we learn about the important events shaping our world is when there is a dust up among our elite. Right … Continue reading