The results of the 2016 election show that mobilizing identity politics behind a bankster program will no longer work. To save their party, Democrats must get the Clintons and their backers, such as former Treasury secretary Robert Rubin (pictured), to leave.
Forget all the populist talk we've been hearing from Hillary Clinton and her cohorts, and follow the money to find out where the ruling elite's loyalties truly lie.
The think tank created 10 years ago by ruling-class maestro Robert Rubin (pictured above) at the Brookings Institution has helped define the fake-progressive, neoliberal essence of the Barack Obama presidency.
Endorsing the Republican agenda of financial industry deregulation, reversing New Deal safeguards, President Clinton caused more damage to the American economy in the long run than any president since Herbert Hoover.That has always been the man’s special gift—to rise above, and indeed benefit from, the messes he created.
In Tuesday’s debate, the Vermont senator fell into the trap of mainstream politics when he failed to face down the front-runner on her policy positions and record.
In a discussion about former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank's new book, "Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Message," Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer confronts Frank over President Bill Clinton’s role in creating the Great Recession and other issues dividing progressives from the Democratic Party leadership. The interview was produced by Joshua Scheer and broadcast April 2 on KPFK.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer confronts the former Massachusetts representative over President Clinton’s role in creating the Great Recession and other issues dividing progressives from the Democratic Party leadership.Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer confronts former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank over President Clinton’s role in creating the Great Recession and other issues dividing progressives from the Democratic Party leadership.
In his new book, former New York Fed chair and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner suggests that his relationship with Citigroup executive Robert Rubin did affect his supervision of the bank, which taxpayers ultimately bailed out with $45 billion.
New documents reveal the back story of how Wall Street deregulation was pushed by the advisers of President Clinton.