Economy

Henry Paulson’s Shell Game Henry Paulson’s Shell Game

The emerging compromise on the bailout is better than Paulson's original proposal, but falls far short of what needs to be done. Congress and the next president will have a lot mor...

Sep 26, 2008 / Feature / Joseph E. Stiglitz

Acts of Contrition 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...

Sep 26, 2008 / Feature / William Greider

Regional Banks Can Solve the Credit Crisis Regional Banks Can Solve the Credit Crisis

Take a lesson from Andrew Jackson: Rely on regional banks, not Wall Street, to get money in the hands of people who need it.

Sep 26, 2008 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

The Next Bull Market The Next Bull Market

Instead of shoveling good money after bad, Congress should push Wall Street to invest in the booming green economy.

Sep 25, 2008 / Feature / Glenn Hurowitz

Show Us the Money Show Us the Money

Something needs to be done for the American taxpayer--something fair--to salvage Wall Street. We want the same deal Warren Buffet got.

Sep 25, 2008 / Feature / William Greider

The End of the Casino Economy The End of the Casino Economy

Now is the moment to kick neoliberalism into the grave. We won't get another moment like this in our lifetimes.

Sep 24, 2008 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Crisis of a Gilded Age Crisis of a Gilded Age

Without an energized populace, expect nothing more humane than the rescue of a failing financial system.

Sep 24, 2008 / Editorial / Doug Henwood

Water the Roots Water the Roots

What do the people get from this bailout?

Sep 24, 2008 / Editorial / Rev. Jesse L. Jackson

Trust But Verify Trust But Verify

Here's a short list of conditions for a credible rescue plan.

Sep 24, 2008 / Editorial / James K. Galbraith and William K. Black

Bridge Loan to Nowhere? Bridge Loan to Nowhere?

This is not only the most expensive way to solve the problem. It's also the most likely to fail.

Sep 24, 2008 / Editorial / Thomas Ferguson and Robert Johnson

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