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Another day, another lawsuit alleging collusion and interest rate manipulation by our Too Big To Jail/Too Big To Fail Banks. Freddie Mac, i.e., the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, was ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 02:17 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Stop the Machine protest releases information on their DC ...
by DRo
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Oct 20, 2011 at 11:14 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death was the title of a greatest-hits collection from the infamous '80s hardcore band The Dead Kennedys. These days, that title could be changed to "Give Me ...
by Satyrblade
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Oct 15, 2011 at 03:06 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
It's an inconceivable idea. After years of Republican bashing of the scheme that George W. Bush cooked up, and Obama had to reinterpret to put some curbs on a Wall Street Giveaway, the Troubled ...
by Brian Ross
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 08:52 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Thesis: Wealth does not create more jobs; need does. In a healthy capitalistic system, one which creates a long term economic stability, satisfying the needs of the bottom 90% of workers ...
by professorfate
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 07:33 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Part II: "Taxes? We don't want no taxes. We don't need no taxes! I don't have to show you any stinkin' taxes!" Thesis: Wealth does not create more jobs; need does. In a ...
by professorfate
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jul 02, 2010 at 09:35 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Economics 9-1-1: The Tower of Terror, Plutonomics It's been a long time since I posted anything on D-KOS. I've been occupied waiting for agents' rejection notices for my first political ...
by professorfate
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 07:14 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Lately we have been hearing a lot of squawking and screeching emanating from the conservative right wing about a revolution. This is rather perplexing given that we recently had an election in ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2009 at 05:38 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Citigroup, according to a piece I just heard on MSNBC, has had two profitable months in the first quarter of 09, yet the government has had to buy close to 40% of its stock. So, is the bank failing? ...
by Bill Tchakirides
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2009 at 06:07 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Last night I posted a diary ‘I tried to beat the system, and ‘The Man’ still won . If you don’t ...
by Silent Spring
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 01:46 PM PST with 4 Recommends
As someone who donated to the campaign (both in the primary and general) made phone calls for Obama and canvassed out of state I am deeply concerned that the Citicorp bail out reflects the extension ...
by keepingitstraight
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 06:16 AM PST with 5 Recommends
It's been a few years since I played the ponies market, but I remember a few things. Like, when a company is struggling and needs an infusion of cash, they can either sell more ...
by Baba Bluesman
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2008 at 09:25 AM PST with 0 Recommends
RetroVision Media: America is Being Lead By A Ship of Fools The Bush administration and the United States Congress have exposed themselves as a ship of fools. During the most trying times in ...
by lbines
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 30, 2008 at 09:47 AM PDT with 0 Recommends