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Outrageous, But Legal: Social Security Ponzi Scheme Needs a Bailout
Editor-in-Chief, Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Like every other Ponzi Scheme, Social Security is beginning to submerge underwater like the Titanic. Get ready for another bailout of government ineptitude.
Goldman and Homelessness
David R. Jones, Esq.
President and CEO, Community Service Society of New York
Two recent news stories keep coming together in my mind: The incredible Goldman Sachs bonuses amounting to more than $16 billion, and the recent report by the Coalition for the Homeless, of the record 40,000 homeless people sleeping in NYC shelters.
News Flash: Greed and Stupidity
Attorney at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
If government officials are in the pocket of Wall Street, how can we expect them to identify and defuse problems before they turn into catastrophes?
Real Change Depends on Stopping the Bailout Profiteers
Author, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
The first order of business -- and one that cannot wait until inauguration -- must be halting the robbery-in-progress known as the "economic bailout."
Putting Policy over Politics
Founding Partner; Penn, Schoen, and Berland
The recent effort to repair the country's ailing financial system was a perfect opportunity to make historic progress in ending the vicious partisanship that has characterized Washington for decades.
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