TARP

Neil Barofsky: Why TARP Failed To Aid Troubled Homeowners

Former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky sat down with The Daily Show's Jon Stewart to talk about his book Bailout: How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street and the reasons for the program's failure. You can read

Moyers & Company: The Need To Tackle Banking Reform

Between what are seen by many as President Obama’s weak proposals and Mitt Romney’s loving embrace, bankers have little to fear from either administration, and that leaves the rest of America on perilously thin economic ice. Neil Barofsky, who held the thankless job of special inspector general in charge of policing TARP, the bailout’s Troubled Asset Relief Program, joins Bill to discuss the critical yet unmet need to tackle banking reform and avoid another financial meltdown.

Schwab CEO: Why Occupy Wall Street Hasn't Targeted Us

Fortune Magazine talks with Walter Bettinger, CEO of Charles Schwab, about Occupy Wall Street. Bettinger says his company has avoided the wrath of the Occupy Movement because it didn't take TARP money. “I look at Occupy Wall

Time To Act

With the jobs picture bleak and getting steadily bleaker, President Obama needs to shed the tightly restrained list of options that the D.C. establishment considers it acceptable to consider. The things Republicans want to consider would be