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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Several environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State and Secretary John Kerry over the permitting of a controversial border-crossing ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 02:12 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Columbia University economist and Nobel Laureate Joe Stiglitz -- the person who, six years after the markets crashed, still gets my vote for “most important human being on the planet” -- is at ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 302 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 02:39 AM PDT with 326 Recommends
In the last week I have seen two diaries screaming that Krugman admitted that Geithner was right, apparently seeking to score points. Paul Krugman recently reviewed Geithner's book. It's an ...
by TomP
Comment Count 148 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 07:07 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
The New York Times 's Wall Street coddling wunderkind Andrew Ross Sorkin has an interview with former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in the New York Magazine this weekend. In the interview, ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 737 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 11:59 AM PDT with 243 Recommends
Investigative journalist Greg Palast has obtained a copy of a November 24, 1997 memo from then Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs Timothy Geithner, to his then boss at ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 06:52 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Greg Palast has published a bombshell article proving what many have long suspected -- that the global financial crisis was deliberately engineered by a small cabal of bank industry bigwigs. A ...
by AmBushed
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 03:55 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I guess that I should preface this by noting that this is not a CT diary. This is instead a "Blithering idiot (me) reads one article, and freaks out." diary. RJ Eskow looks at the word on the ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 12:01 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
When presidential candidate Barack Obama promised change in 2008, no Progressive could have imagined that the change he meant would require a revamping of the Democratic Party to look more ...
by praenomen
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 12:42 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
One thing that our biggest banks are great at is taking unconscionable risks with other people's money. From the subprime mortgage fiasco that brought down Lehman Brothers and the catastrophic bets ...
by sanghoee
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 07:58 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Elizabeth Warren has quickly demonstrated that it is still possible for officials of intelligence and integrity to publicly confront and investigate abuses of power and criminality with direct ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:33 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Oh Mr. Breuer you did us so wrong. And you did the right thing when Max Smith at PBS busted you for your incompetence (collusion?) and you bowed out...and then we all said, "hey, I wonder what he'...
by aguadito
Comment Count 231 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 04:18 PM PDT with 173 Recommends
Right wing forces in this country are obsessed with the size of government, but the fundamental debate we should be having is not the size of government but what the goal of government should be: ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 08:28 AM PST with 6 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release January 10, 2013 REMARKS BY THE ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 11:44 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Many American liberals and economic populists are on guard in the wake of the fiscal cliff deal between Congress and the President on taxes and revenue, because what Washington expects to negotiate ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 11:07 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Cross posted at Voices on the Square and The Stars Hollow Gazette Once we realize there is no fiscal cliff and the whole premise is a myth, you think about why it was created. It was created so we ...
by priceman
Comment Count 342 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 08:31 AM PST with 161 Recommends
The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, [...] shall not be questioned. If the elected officials of the federal government of the United States of America abide by ...
by Simplify
Comment Count 113 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 01:31 AM PST with 107 Recommends
Here we go again. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has informed Congress via letter that as of Dec. 31, the government has once again reached the debt ceiling [PDF]: I am writing to ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 72 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 03:30 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Today, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner warned that the debt limit will be reached by December 31, just five days from now, but that by taking "certain extraordinary measures," the Treasury ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 02:50 PM PST with 8 Recommends
According to the Huffington Post , the Debt Limit will be reached on December 31, 2012. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will take measures that will postdate the date, but as the article ...
by pistolSO
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 02:14 PM PST with 3 Recommends
If there was any doubt that the Obama administration means business about the Bush Tax cuts expiring on incomes over $250,000, here's news: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner just drew a distinct ...
by zizi
Comment Count 259 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 07:02 AM PST with 297 Recommends