Candidate Confessional revisits the 2008 fight over the collapsing economy.
Donald Trump's economic proposals, elusive and less-than-fully-formed though many of them remain, paint a clear picture. His economic vision is not "populist," contrary to conventional wisdom.
2016 will be different. First, more voters will be coming to the polls because of the Presidential election. Second, they will be better educated because there is now a blacklist of the most heinous vote-against-the-public, vote-for-the-funders offenders.
Now that I have your attention, we can talk about the financial service needs of the working poor comprised of the financially disenfranchised, immigrants and lower tier of the middle class and which type of banking institution is positioned to best meet their needs.
The Big Short is as powerful an indictment of Wall Street's major con job as you can expect from Hollywood and a title card at the end makes this abundantly clear (no need to proffer any spoiler alerts).
Protecting the American people from another devastating financial crash and the economic wreckage it causes begins with reflecting honestly about the past and trying to learn the right lessons.
What can we learn from The Martian, a best-selling novel and movie starring Matt Damon as an Astronaut in the not too distant future thought dead and left behind on Mars during a violent dust storm?
What Goodfellas did for the mob 99 Homes will do for foreclosure (although some may find little difference between the two).
This week marks the 7th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. The anniversary of this collapse, September 15th, is the day set aside to ridicule the people who warned of a second Great Depression if the Treasury Department didn't rescue the Wall Street banks.