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November 8, 2010

The Problems Was The Banksters

Filed under: economics — Tags: , , , , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 3:14 pm

Galbraith says Obama’s failure was in turning over economic policy to bank-friendly people – Geithner, Summers, Bernanke – who had no interest in Main Street.  So the big banks called all the shots and took home some very nice bonuses.  Sounds about right to us. 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-k-galbraith/obamas-probelm-simply-def_b_779711.html

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October 9, 2010

Eight Things You Can Do About The Plutocracy

Filed under: economics, elections — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 6:21 am

Robert Reich has some suggestions for dealing with the recent Supreme Court decision that has virtually handed our dedmocratic system over to the rich.

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/10/08-1

September 20, 2010

The Rich Are Different

Filed under: economics — Tags: , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 8:06 am

Our favorite economist writes about the white-hot anger among the rich.  There’s talk of raising their taxes!  You’d better read it, Muffy.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/20/opinion/20krugman.html?_r=1&ref=opinion

August 5, 2010

The New Age Of Anxiety

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 2:53 pm

Sometimes the Letters to the Editor at The Times are so excellent that they’re as good as an article or an op-ed.  Recent material about the economy stirred these six writers to tell the Editor what was bothering them.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/05/opinion/l05econ.html?_r=1&ref=opinion