Economic Crisis

The White House Budget: A View From The Left
The new Obama budget repeats and reinforces the deficit-reduction rhetoric which has misdirected the political debate for the last four years. Read more...
Jacqueline Barber, a retired Atlanta police detective who has been fighting cancer and eviction, gets to keep her home after a long battle with her multiple banks. Read more...
GOP Congressman: White Collar Crime On Wall Street Doesn't Exist
I absolutely love it when Republicans come up with solid reasons to vote them out of office as soon as possible all on their own, and having it on video...priceless. Read more...
In 30 cities across Spain thousands of people protested government corruption and called for Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's resignation. In solidarity with the demonstrations, hacktivist group Anonymous knocked out the ruling People's Party website. Read more...
Today, 1% of Americans are taking home nearly 20 percent of the country's total income, and own more than 35% of America's wealth. Read more...

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Join Economics Professor Richard Wolff, University of Massachusetts, for a screening of his film, "Capitalism Hits the Fan," and a Q&A session. Read more...
Economist Dr. Richard Wolff warns of the encroaching economic tipping point, past which Americans will not be pushed and answers questions on the potential results of civil unrest. He also breaks down the latest in economic propaganda, details the immense power of the 1% to control the debate, and offers potential solutions to increase economic stability and personal freedom at the same time. Strap in! Read more...
Al Jazeera reports that the European Central Bank has rejected Ireland's proposals to restructure some of the country's huge debts. The government wants to avoid paying tens of billions of dollars over the next decade to underwrite a failed Read more...
Watch The Untouchables on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. In "The Untouchables," Frontline investigates why Wall Street's leaders have escaped prosecution for any fraud related to the sale of bad mortgages. Are Wall Street's big bankers Read more...
Moments before Ameia Egana, aged 53, was to be evicted from her fourth floor apartment, she clambered over the balcony railing and jumped to her death. Police at the scene said she died on impact. It is the second suicide in Spain in a matter Read more...