The Selling of American Democracy: The Perfect Storm

As usual, Professor Robert Reich gets it right… The Huffington Post Who’s buying our democracy? Wall Street financiers, the Koch brothers, and casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn. And they’re doing much of it in secret. It’s a perfect storm: The greatest concentration of wealth in more than a century — courtesy “trickle-down” economics,… More The Selling of American Democracy: The Perfect Storm

In California: 10,000 LINE UP TO SAVE THEIR HOMES!

  Sacramento Bee They came by the thousands, transforming normally festive Cal Expo into a venue emblematic of California’s nightmarish housing meltdown. An estimated 10,000 people were in line Friday morning when the Cal Expo Pavilion’s doors opened on a five-day event aimed at helping distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure. The line for the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation… More In California: 10,000 LINE UP TO SAVE THEIR HOMES!

Robert Reich on the Super Rich Getting Richer While Everyone Else Gets Poorer

Robert Reich is the man whom I hope President Obama chooses to replace Larry Summers who is head of the White House’s National Economic Council, a position created by former President Bill Clinton during his presidency. Robert Reich was then President Clinton’s Secretary of Labor.  Reich would be the ideal person to replace Summers.  Robert Reich… More Robert Reich on the Super Rich Getting Richer While Everyone Else Gets Poorer