Financial Reform

A Look at Steps/Missteps Taken by the Bush and Obama Admins to Fix the Damage Done in the Crash of 08

A look at the causes and lack of solutions to the ongoing financial crisis.

Obama’s Federal Spending Freeze, Cut in Corp. Taxes and Inevitable Bailouts

Possible effects on financial and health reform of Obama’s spending freeze, the effects on governance of the need to raise one billion dollars to run for President in 2012 and the inevitability of bailouts.

Accountability for the financial crisis: Status

No one to be held accountable for trashing the economy (U.S. and global) and essentially the theft/transfer of billions/trillions of public money into the pockets of the super rich?

One last U.S. 2010 Mid-term Election Update

Baseline Scenario on the effect of the U.S. 2010 midterm elections on financial reform effort as well as David Broder’s advice to President Obama on starting a war with Iran (or just kind of faking it) in order to revive his political fortunes.

Unending recession?

Interview with Robert Reich covering TARP, economic stimulation efforts, the Obama administration and the income equality gap, plus the political consequences of the aforementioned.

Financial reform status – May 9, 2010

Failed vote to break up the big banks