Restoring Glass Steagall

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

The bankers and other elites who were behind the global financial crisis are still out there making a whole lot of money — so the system has not really changed much. The message has been: hey, screw millions of people, no problem, go right ahead and keep your jobs. But, a smidgen more of this might help.

The False Prophets From the “Center” Elite

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It is a waste of time to jump up and down and scream about the ludicrous nature of the Republicans “ideas” about the economy, and, specifically, the proposal put forth by John Boehner regarding the phony debt and deficit “crisis”. These people are nuts and, worse, they either lie or are ignorant about the facts when it comes to the economy. So, it’s more important, in my humble opinion, to ponder the proposals floated out there by people who claim to be representing the “left” or “center” and, even more astonishing, “the last good economy”.

Three Grand Myths

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Last week, I posted a piece, suggesting that the current crisis was really about us and the lack of a movement, not about Obama. A number of people reacted, in …