Archive for October, 2008

An indictment of an ideology

October 8th, 2008 – 7:46 pm
Tagged as: Economics

The brilliant Naomi Klein goes into the lion’s den and takes on Friedmanism (and the Wall Street bailout) : More than that, what we are seeing with the crash on Wall Street, I believe, should be for Friedmanism what the fall of the Berlin Wall was for authoritarian communism: an indictment of ideology. It cannot […]

That’s leadership!

October 1st, 2008 – 7:19 pm
Tagged as: Economics,Politics

Thank you, Senator Obama, for your brave speech on the Senate floor today where you spoke against the bailout bill and swore that you would stand strong against any attempt to give $700 billion to Wall Street without more oversight, equity in exchange for every dollar spent, mortgage relief for those in danger of losing […]