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October 13, 2008 Issue

William Greider on the bailout, Alexander Cockburn on the end of neoliberalism, Calvin Trillin on the economy…

Cover art by: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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Obama’s Bailout Strategy

Framing the financial crisis as a verdict on free-market fantasies, Obama can win with a mandate to end the war and build a better economy from the bottom up.

Bailout Nation

What kind of government intervention will we have? Whom will it benefit? Ten observers on the right way to settle Wall Street's toxic debts.




Bailout, Shmailout

Congresswoman Kang re-emerges on Capitol Hill in time to put her two cents in on the economic crisis. Paulson takes a knee, and Lacy Mills goes off the rez--way off.

Acts of Contrition

The road to recovery requires more than a bailout. Americans deserve apologies from Washington and Wall Street--and a new president capable of telling the truth and leading us forw...

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