American Oligarchy

Every time the president accuses Republicans of trying to “block progress” or of defying “common sense,” as he did that night, he is executing a dangerous tightrope walk. His party’s electoral fortunes depend on his making forceful calls for reform of our banking laws. His party’s fundraising fortunes depend on his ensuring that no serious reform—of the kind that endangers the big banks’ size and power—ever happens. Full Story »

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by Jon Mitchell - May. 4, 2010

I really enjoyed this read, as upsetting as it might be. Caldwell has a very nuanced understanding of the way finance and government intertwine.

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