James S. Henry is an economist, lawyer and investigative journalist, and former chief economist at McKinsey & Co. His is an Edward R. Murrow Fellow at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and INSPIRE Fellow at its Institute for Global Leadership.
If it really is time for accountability, we should start by holding banks and financial institutions responsible for their actions and not allow them to rob us again with TARP II.
There is much less to Obama's stimulus plan than meets the eye. What's he going to do about it?
The US economy rewarded the finance industry at the expense of our most creative problem-solvers. We need an innovation revival to grow our way back to health.
The bailout jeopardizes the entire progressive agenda, undermines democracy, doesn't compensate us for our money and doesn't solve the problem. Otherwise, it's great!
Don't just bail out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: require them to start building environmentally responsible homes.