Rep. Jeb Hensarling

In January, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, ascended to the powerful chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee. Six weeks later, campaign finance filings and interviews show, Hensarling was joined by representatives of the banking industry for a ski vacation fundraiser at a posh Park City, Utah, resort. Read more...
Too big to fail? We all know that term was a misnomer when applied to big banks. Robert Reich explains why it's so important to break up the biggest banks, which have grown exponentially over the past few years. This idea of breaking up the Read more...
It's exhausting to listen, isn't it? The bobbleheads (especially the Republicans and the media elite) are so endlessly cynical, pushing lies they probably don't even believe, but think it helps them maintain an advantage. (It's like watching Read more...