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 »

Posted by Jon Mitchell - via Real Clear Politics, Digg

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Patricia L'Herrou
3.5
by Patricia L'Herrou - May. 4, 2010

this unsettling opinion is a description of an analysis by the imf's chief economist, simon johnson, of the causes of the financial meltdown. he focuses on how the huge financial institutions essentially have bought the government, particularly democrats. the opinion here doesn't offer any other point of view nor any sources of the parties discussed..

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