Nation Topics - Economic Policy
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It’s time to recognize limited liability for what it is: a subsidy for corporations paid by those hurt by malfeasance.
Congress should allow tax deductions for incentive pay schemes only if they distribute the rewards to the majority of workers.
Hotshot CEOs should be required to play by the same rules as small business owners, who have a personal stake in the companies they run.
Capitalism in any form compels us to be greedy, callous and petty. Instead of reinventing it, we should replace it.
It's too late for Obama to turn around the economy. But to win re-election, he better expose what Republican plans to cut spending will really do.
The concentration of wealth and power among a few mega-corporations threatens our political and economic freedoms.
Relying so heavily on GDP as a measure of economic health is like removing all of the gauges on a car’s dashboard except the speedometer.
How I wish that Ben Bernanke would get caught e-mailing photos of his underwear-clad groin.
The new consumer protection bureau’s mission is to make it easier for consumers to understand financial fine print. So why are bankers so scared?
What was Timothy Geithner thinking when he decided to give Goldman Sachs a $30 billion interest-free loan as part of an $80 billion secret float to favored banks?
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