This country has had two major progressive populist moments in its history- around the turn of the last century and the New Deal era. If populists play things right, we might be on the verge of getting a third.
Amity Schlaes sells Calvin Coolidge as the hero of the Great Depression, not the goat -- and Face The Nation host Bob Shieffer lets her.
Republican Representative Paul Ryan made a campaign stop at East Carolina University on Labor Day, and spoke along the theme set in Mitt Romney's nomination speech attacking President Obama on what the GOP considers his biggest
Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Wednesday suggested that President Franklin Roosevelt actually made the Great Depression worse with "class warfare politics" that "stopped creativity" and "drove businessmen away." The
Inside Job, Narrated by Matt Damon (Full Length HD) from jwrock on Vimeo. "Inside Job" provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their
From the director of "No End In Sight" comes a documentary on the financial meltdown of 2008 and the ways in which it could have been avoided. "Inside Job" provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a
More and more, homeowners say that mortgages they thought were dead and buried are springing back to life, sometimes haunting them all the way into foreclosure.
"I feel stupid," someone said the other day. "I consider myself well-informed, but I have no idea what the term 'austerity economics' really means." Actually it's not that complicated, and most of the lesson plan can be found in today's
A radio by address by Henry A. Wallace entitled "Recessions Don't Stop Themselves" about the then-current economic climate in the United States - from July 29, 1949.
Rachel Maddow and New York Magazine's Frank Rich did a wonderful job of giving her viewers a little history lesson for those who are not already aware of the struggles, protests and turmoil that Americans experienced when they were living through similar times as we are now with severe income disparity, a government that was only responsive to the ultra-rich and and uprisings that eerily resemble what we're seeing now with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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