Economics

Larry Summers Is A Terrible Choice For Fed Chief
Why should we support a terrible, corrupted misogynist like Larry Summer as Fed Chief? Read more...
Good for Sen. Bernie Sanders for not wanting to balance our budget on the backs of those who can least afford it -- our college students -- who are going to see their loan rates skyrocket if Congress fails to act quickly. Read more...
Eliot Spitzer, former Governor and Attorney General for the State of New York, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the so-called revolving door between the public and private spheres. Read more...
The New York Times columnist tells Bill that, five years after the country’s economic near-collapse, banks are still too big to fail, too big to manage, and too big to trust. Read more...
Most conservatives hate Keynesian economics, but few try to tear it down as hatefully and incorrectly as Niall Ferguson. Read more...

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After only four members of Congress even bothered to show up for a hearing this week on what should be the most important issue of our time -- getting Americans back to work -- MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry let them know what she thought about it on this Saturday's show. Read more...
We the People (used to) understand that these companies exist for our common benefit and (used to) expect certain things back from these corporations. Read more...
Video: A record 6 million people -- or 27.2 percent of the population -- are unemployed in Spain, the highest level for the country since it began keeping records in 1976. Read more...
Now that we know the Reinhart-Rogoff study is nonsense, it shouldn't surprise you to discover Pete Peterson's little pawprints all over it. Read more...
Watch: Global Wealth Inequality, what you never knew you never knew. Read more...