Category: financial crisis

November 7, 2008

Socialist International: Statement on the Global Financial Crisis The following is from the Socialist International Statement on the Global Financial Crisis.  I’ve been trying to find additional sources and discussions related to unique approaches to ‘solving’ the crisis that’s been thrust upon us all (and I mean, the globe), so if you have links or other sources, please provide them in the comments. STATEMENT ON THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS The financial crisis […]

November 6, 2008

Change is coming …

I’m loathe to be critical of someone who is promising change and who hasn’t even had a chance to sit in the big chair yet, but when Obama promised ‘change’, was he just talking about pocket change, like pennies and nickels? This announcement makes me feel that way.  Appointing another alumnus from Goldman Sachs to the Department of Treasury doesn’t really smell like ‘change’.  It […]

October 31, 2008

Paulson’s Swindle Revealed

From The Nation, we get this article . By now, some (maybe most) of you are saying, ‘yeah Bill.  We get it.  We’re getting ripped off and this is Georgie’s last stab at the world for making fun of him all these years.  We’re in the middle of the heist of the century.’ At least, I hope you are. Because once you do, then hopefully […]