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OBAMA'S ECONOMIC TEAM
Can't Get A Job? Better Get Used To It
Writer/producer/director living in Washington DC
Don Peck, writing in The Atlantic this month, shares Corcoran's concern: UPDATE 10.8.10: The economy sheds 95,000 more jobs
Judith Sandalow: Politicians Are Failing An Entire Generation Of Children
Writer/producer/director living in Washington DC
Photo credit: D.T. Tucker Absolutely. I'm a Yale Law School graduate who runs one of the leading children's advocacy organizations
Recklessness Cloaked in Righteousness
Assistant Professor at the University of Vermont
Obama's policies are the best chance for ensuring that the United States of America remains the greatest country in the world.
Why Barack Obama Cannot Prevent America's Next Great Depression
President Obama may be fated to travel the same path as Gorbachev, and like him, end up as a valiant failure.
Reviving Pecora's Ghost
With Summers, Geithner, and Bernanke working closely with major investment bankers to restart the system of securitization, there will be a titanic struggle over what kind of regulatory system to have going forward.
A Response to My Mom on Obama and the Economy
Author, 'The World is a Ghetto' and 'Racial Formation in the U...
The greatest was Lincoln; the next best was Roosevelt. I think Obama has the potential to be a president on their level.
The Left isn't Leaving Obama -- Yet
PhD Candidate, Harvard University - www.rupertrussell.com
Pundits have criticized last week's announcements on the new bank bailout and Afghanistan. Yet, a crack up of the Democratic coalition or fracturing of the progressive movement it is not.
White House Confidential
Dear Rahm, I'm concerned that I'm getting only one viewpoint on how to solve the banking crisis.
What the Hell is Paulson Thinking???
Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies, University o...
Paulson now says that the administration will not, after all, use any of the $700 billion to purchase asset-based securities. At this point it seems salient to ask, what the hell is going on?
Today's Obama Press Conference (VIDEO)
By MSNBC, MSNBC
"Bankers and executives on Wall Street need to realize that enriching themselves on the taxpayers' dime is inexcusable, that
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Obama Needs an Economic Philosophy
Policy wonk & social entrepreneur
Obama and his advisors made a critical miscalculation by allowing the political goal of bipartisanship to trump urgent economic necessity and the need for a new economic philosophy.
President Obama Fails his First Hard Choice
Investigative journalist, co-founder of Mother Jones
Obama is failing his first hard choice as President by pushing for Geithner despite his serial cheating on his taxes and his utter failure in his previous job as head of the New York Fed.
Needed: A Financial Bailout "B" Team to Help Save Obama and the Nation From Geithner's and Summer's Caution
Activist, Writer, Producer, and Entertainment Attorney
An Open Letter to Joseph Stiglitz, Paul Krugman, Nouriel Roubini, Elizabeth Warren, James Galbraith, Dean Baker, Robert Kuttner, George Soros and Friends.
Obama's Wall St. Reforms: Timid at Best
Greenpeace Research Specialist
We should be automatically suspicious of any proposals coming out of Washington, starting with Obama's recent request that the Treasury release the second $350 billion.
Obama Plans To Keep Estate Tax
President-elect Barack Obama and congressional leaders plan to move soon to block the estate tax from disappearing in 2010
Obama Team Offers Concessions On Stimulus In Talks With Senate Dems
President-elect Barack Obama tried Sunday to shore up support in Congress for his ambitious economic policies, with his top
Kerry: Obama Within Hours Of Decision On Bailout Funds
President-elect Barack Obama vowed to restructure a financial rescue plan to save more U.S. families from home foreclosures
Editor-at-Large, The National Post
Obama-nomics won't merely be the New Deal Part Two. It will have to be executed along with policies hammered out in partnership with the best minds and most enlightened leaders in the world.
Stimulus Time: The Fierce Urgency of Now
Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research
Even if we take into account the rest of our red ink, and we actually hit the dreaded "trillion-dollar deficit" in 2009, how extreme would this be?
Bill Richardson Withdraws Commerce Bid -- Time to Call Leo Hindery
Washington Editor at Large of The Atlantic and founder and sen...
Leo Hindery, who was an economic advisor to the Obama campaign and authored the interesting book
It Takes a CEO
, is a real stand out who the Obama team should consider for Commerce.
Mary Schapiro Will Protect Investors the Same Way Willie Sutton Protected Banks
Author of the Smartest series of books
"Real change" would be to put an investor advocate, and not an industry shill, in charge of the SEC.
No You Can't -- Why Wall Street Management Refused to Question Good Results
Former Counsel to the Department of Financial Services
Every financial institution sucked into the vortex of the economic crisis walked precisely the same road -- they put unchecked and unadulterated greed ahead the interests of stability.
Obama's Speedy Transition "On Pace To Break All Records"
President-elect Barack Obama this weekend virtually completed the naming of his government's top officials, setting transition
Fighting the Last (Economic) War
Asst. Professor in Teacher Education at the University of San ...
The talking heads of economics have one proposal: to recreate that world, to get people in China, India, Guatemala, etc. back to the work benches and get people in Europe and the US back to the trough of consumption.
Tim Geithner, Treasury Secretary: Housekeept Problem? Latest News, Video
A Message to Obama's Progressive Critics
Barack Obama's National Deputy Campaign Manager
This is not a time for the left wing of our Party to draw conclusions about the Cabinet and White House appointments that President-Elect Obama is making.
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