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Our Economic Trainwreck : Trying to Get Back on Track

The Wrecked Economy: What has Been Done to Address ItBy Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / December 17, 2008 [This is the second of a three-part series on the economy by The Rag Blog’s Sherman DeBrosse.] When Secretary of … finish reading Our Economic Trainwreck : Trying to Get Back on Track

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Joseph E. Stiglitz on the Economic Crisis : Capitalist Fools

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and former Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan bookend two decades of economic missteps. Photo illustration by Darrow / Vanity Fair. Behind the debate over remaking U.S. financial policy will be a debate over who’s to … finish reading Joseph E. Stiglitz on the Economic Crisis : Capitalist Fools

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Reaganomics Lives : Now About Bailing Out Detroit…

Reagan: Hey, it’s not all bad.‘The third path is to set standards for the kind of cars we need, backed by a government commitment to buy them on the fleet level and serious tax credits for ordinary folks who buy … finish reading Reaganomics Lives : Now About Bailing Out Detroit…

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Acts of Contrition : C’mon Fatcats, Tell Us You’re Sorry

Of Saints and sinners: ‘Saint Peter Repentant’ 1823-25 , Goya.Along with the bailout, how about an apology? By William Greider / September 26, 2008 The arresting image of Treasury Secretary Paulson genuflecting before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent gasps and … finish reading Acts of Contrition : C’mon Fatcats, Tell Us You’re Sorry

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Bailout : Paulson Could Easily Throw in a Few Hundred Million of His Own Bucks

Henry (Hank) Paulson in 2004 when he was chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs. He left with full pockets. Photo by Graham Barclay / Bloomberg News.After all, Goldman Sachs left him in pretty good shapeBy Duncan Echelson / The … finish reading Bailout : Paulson Could Easily Throw in a Few Hundred Million of His Own Bucks

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David Sirota : The $700 Billion Questions

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, with friend. Paulson detailed what he called “a comprehensive approach” to repairing financial markets on Friday, Sept. 19. (Hold on to your wallet.)Using the shock doctrine, Wall Street and Washington’s wrecking crew aim to get the … finish reading David Sirota : The $700 Billion Questions

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