What if the anti-establishment wings of both parties came together in a pro-democracy coalition to attack the problem?
If you voted for Donald Trump, I get it. But now, the president is turning his back on the many changes he promised.
The former Texas governor's only experience for the job comes from stiffing the American people—and their environment.
Speaking with Philip Madari on 94.1 KPFA, Truthdig’s editor-in-chief reviews the economic madness and national security mania that prevailed in 2015 and promises to shape 2016.
Former Reagan-era budget director David Stockman is under attack by pundits everywhere for confirming that money for Wall Street and nothing for Main Street stands as an upper-class attack on the American public.Former Reagan-era budget director David Stockman is under attack by pundits everywhere for confirming that money for Wall Street and nothing for Main Street are class warfare at its worst.
Is the United States on a course toward crony capitalism? Italian-American economist Luigi Zingales and NPR examine similarities between the politics and economics of Italy under Silvio Berlusconi and of the U.S.
Without skipping a beat, once-troubled financial entities are continuing to spend big to lobby Congress as they pocket billions in TARP bailout money. The lobbying is defended by the bail-outted firms as a "transparent and effective way" to be heard on policy issues.
The most explicit anti-capitalist analysis of the US's proposed bailout of major finance firms is not domestic, but rather international A cadre of left-leaning leaders in Latin America is ramping up criticism of Bush's crony capitalism, arguing that the U economic crisis was caused by the driving logic of American imperialism: fast money at the expense of the poor.