Category Archives: financial crisis

Congress goes back to work: Tax cuts for the rich, nothing for the unemployed?

The irony in today’s economic headlines reads like something out of The Onion. ¬†Only this isn’t comedy. It’s reality: America in 2010. Unless Congress extends unemployment benefits on Monday, more than 2 million Americans will lose those benefits in December … Continue reading

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A real-life thriller that will blow your mind

If you haven’t seen the movie Inside Job, go tomorrow. You’ll leave mad as hell — and half-convinced you should liquidate your entire net worth to sew it into your mattress at home. ¬†Because the same crowd that fleeced America … Continue reading

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