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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?
Oregon attempts to follow in North Dakota's footsteps by pushing forward a bill to establish a publicly-owned bank.
The bottom line on bailouts for Greece, Spain, Portugal and Ireland must be help, not punishment.
If Obama continues to refuse to intervene in the economy, Americans are in for a painful decade.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus’s “People's Budget” has been widely ignored. That’s too bad, because the right solutions to our budget crisis are in there.
For every $1 raised by closing tax loopholes for wealthy Americans, Obama proposes $2 in spending cuts.
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