Nation Topics - Economic Policy
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The former Fed chief makes his case: everyone, and no one, is to blame for the financial crisis.
Some of the tea party's anger at the tax system is justified. We can find common ground with open-minded activists.
What the mayor of one community hard hit by war spending is doing.
After reporting US politics and economics for forty years, Nation national affairs correspondent William Greider still considers himself an optimist. Appearing as a guest on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, Greider discusses the promise of the American people and their crucial role in reforming government.
Obama is on the brink of bringing significant reforms for workers to government contractors.
A big deficit-reduction program would destroy the economy two years into the Great Crisis.
Banks do have a license to steal. There is no other way to read Tuesday's report from the New York state comptroller that bonuses for Wall Street financiers rose 17 percent to $20.3 billion in 2009.
How could Barack Obama have ended up, one year later, where Franklin Delano Roosevelt began?
Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes explains why Republicans have been spewing criticisms of the stimulus money while simultaneously supporting the achievements it has made in their own states.
"Buyer's remorse" is the way John Cornyn, the Senate Republicans' fundraiser, gleefully refers to Wall Street moguls' current disenchantment with the US president they thought they had bought.