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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.

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.

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.

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.