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In Griftopia Matt Taibbi argues that America has been corrupted by the merger of crime and policy, of stealing and government.

The Obama administration, unwilling to confront Wall Street, surrendered the substance as well as the rhetoric of a meaningful populist response to the faux insurgents of the Tea Party.

The Obama Administration, unwilling to confront Wall Street, surrendered the substance as well as the rhetoric of a meaningful populist response to the faux insurgents of the Tea Party.

The bailout should be used to expand unemployment compensation instead of propping up a single, failing corporation.

Doesn't anyone in Washington have the courage to pull the plug on an industry on life support?

Obama must decide between small-bore reforms and a far more ambitious agenda to remake the economy.

The hurricane-driven windfalls for GOP-connected
businesses continues, and so do the scandals of widespread corruption
among George Bush's cronies. And the rest of us are played for suckers.

How lionlike the Democrats sound as they circle around Social Security, roaring their defiance!

Lesson No. 1: Campaign cash is worth more than family values.

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Why opposing a wage increase while simultaneously bashing government assistance isn’t just callous—it’s also dumb policy.

October 16, 2014

And it increases the chances that you'll be on the hook for another bailout.

April 2, 2014

A new report reveals that America’s highest-paid CEOs often do their jobs badly, leaving taxpayers to clean up the mess.

August 28, 2013

Who's getting all the government handouts? Corporations. And more than you might think.

April 1, 2013

True conservatives should oppose the immunity from prosecution and tax loopholes that big banks and multinational companies enjoy.

March 26, 2013

Financial institutions that are Too Big to Fail are also Too Big to Exist—something conservatives and progressives should be able to agree on.

February 12, 2013

It's a key argument made by CEOs pushing for a deal on the fiscal cliff, but it's wrong.

December 11, 2012

Grover Norquist has a long history of helping his corporate donors lobby for tax subsidies and other gifts.

December 5, 2012

Obama is wise to rip the Republican nominee's talk about getting a “new accountant” to take advantage of tax breaks for offshoring jobs.

October 4, 2012

The workers at Republic Windows and Doors have formed a co-op, New Era Windows, and made a bid to buy the plant. The factory’s current owners seem intent on selling off its parts instead.

July 4, 2012