Will the economic crisis finally take a bite out of military spending, or serve as another rationale for maintaining the status quo?
We applaud efforts to cap bailout pay, but are concerned about reports of weak Treasury rules.
An analysis of new proposals for change.
Here’s a detailed call for the stimulus plan to include a program that will support artists and writers.
The South American country’s refusal to make ‘immoral and illegitimate’ payments exposes an international financial architecture glitch.
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 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.
The new president will inherit the financial meltdown that has begun to reach beyond the “developed” countries and into Russia, Korea and Brazil.
Less travel, but also less investment in alternative energy: Columnist Michael Klare asks whether the crisis is a net plus or minus for the environment.
The global economic crisis is just now hitting the developing world with devastating effects.