The GOP is manipulating the current financial situation to push through unpopular policies that would have never gotten them elected.
As the right works to portray Obama as a socialist, John Nichols explains how positive socialist ideals have been blacklisted from our political discourse.
The story of the financial debacle will end the way it began, with the super-hustlers from Goldman Sachs at the center of the action and profiting wildly.
There aren't too many genuine heroes to come out of the banking disaster, but Armando Falcon is one of them--and had he been listened to, a significant part of the housing crisis could have been mitigated.
Nation editor Christopher Hayes discusses how the top twenty-five hedge fund managers made $25 billion last year and what financial reform can do to correct this inequality.
Amid mounting public pressure and calls for restructuring from The Nation, the IMF turns its $100 million loan to Haiti into a grant.
Private firms are jumping at the opportunity to provide 'humanitarian assistance' to Haiti, but what these companies are actually bringing is a 'Shock Doctrine' approach that aims to profit from disaster.
The Nation's Naomi Klein and William Greider discuss the long term implications of the financial crisis and economic bailout.
Nation columnist Naomi Klein provides context to the bank bailouts, which she calls the 'greatest heist in monetary history.'
To take center stage in the current debate, joblessness must be made real in personal and policy terms. Jobless Americans, tell us what happened--and what you need most.