Silly me. Here I thought that the rule of law actually mattered, and that when the good guys triumphed (three times — twice in Congress, once in the courts) the battle was over, we could enjoy the moment and brace for the next fight. As I
Ultimately, there are only two things that will help rescue our economy — and our democracy — from the dangers posed to us by Too Big to Fail banks. The first is to arrest a lot of Wall Street bank executives for the massive and intentional
One of the saddest stories in American politics, which happens all too often, is when small and medium sized community-based businesses lobby against common-sense regulations that would help them compete against the big-business conglomerates that
Disturbing numbers being reported from the housing sector are a reminder that America is in real danger of a Lost-Decade-of-Japan kind of situation if we don’t do something serious about the ground zero of our economic collapse: Wall Street.
New York Communities for Change on Vimeo. Humanity’s literature from the very earliest days has many stories of hubris and arrogance that ring true. Icarus got too close to the sun, and had his wings burned off. Goliath got a little too