The Supreme Court has done little to protect a nation of debtors from predatory lending practices.
Henry Paulson's latest plan takes us further down to road to state capitalism, whose only principle is to protect the bankers who created the problem.
For years, John McCain backed legislation that decriminalized Wall Street's reckless conduct. No amount of New Deal posturing can hide that record.
The Treasury Secretary's decision to buy equity stakes in banks still fails to address the fundamental flaws in the system.
Robert Sherrill's pathbreaking 1990 exposé of the savings and loan scandal sheds light on John McCain's deregulatory politics--and our current financial crisis.
As the next Congress creates a new regulatory structure for our crippled financial system, job one is breaking Wall Street's grip on capital and credit.
Congress must take control of the failed financial system until a new president can legislate a more permanent and equitable solution.
Take a lesson from Andrew Jackson: Rely on regional banks, not Wall Street, to get money in the hands of people who need it.
Remember the National Lampoon cover showing a puppy with a gun to its head? That's the Paulson plan.
Henry Paulson isn't proposing the nationalization of private corporations--he wants a corporate takeover of government.