An analysis of new proposals for change.
This contradictory document identifies financial institution failures and calls for new regulatory measures, and at the same time, salutes the free market and some of the institutions behind the financial and economic crisis.
The approximately $4.1 trillion that the United States and European governments have committed to bail out financial firms is 40 times the money they’re spending to fight climate and poverty crises in the developing world.
The approximately $4.1 trillion that the United States and Europe have committed to rescue financial firms is 40 times the money they’re spending to fight climate and poverty crises in the developing world.
The presidential campaign demonstrated the contemporary versions of institutionalized denial.
Funds for the economic recovery should come from the Wall Street gamblers and the wealthy CEOs who profited from the casino economy.
The following document is a series of talking points, in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format, on the key questions being discussed today about the global economic meltdown.
Paulson’s new plan still sides with the executives and shortchanges the taxpayers.
Treasury Department’s new rules clarify some provisions in the bailout but fail to set monetary limits for CEO pay.
When it comes to food shortages around the world, the World Bank does more harm than good.
The bailout does precious little to limit the extravagant pay that gives top executives the incentive to behave outrageously.
Congress needs to address the bailout’s unfinished agenda and fix our broken financial system.
Foreign aid and diplomacy are key to strategic success.
Who says we need to borrow a trillion dollars to save Wall Street from its own excesses?
The candidate is proposing a radical restriction on pay for CEOs of bailed-out firms. But is he serious or is this just election season populism?