Economist Kelton’s fix for employment: “Create competition” between gov’t and the private sector for employees.
Is there “burnable carbon”? Economist Kelton says there better be, because we’re not stopping.
Geithner made sure Goldman Sachs got 100 cents on the dollar in the AIG bailout. Now it’s his turn for thanks.
The US, UK and NZ have contingency plans to possibly institute Cyprus-style bank deposit confiscation.
A great animated explanation of why modern capitalism is a world of constant crisis.
“Free trade” is why they’re obscenely rich, we’re poorer by the day, and world economies regularly crash.
The Portuguese economy has retracted worse than expected due to GOP-style austerity measures. Surprise!
The solution to our problems is simple: We must tax the rich. When will we accept that simple fact?
The song of the predator class — “All your money are belong to us.”
The jobs numbers continue to be decent but not exciting, though it’s more growth than during the Bush years.