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Jun 132011
 

The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance of power between elites and masses, a power which is the principal threat to our democracy.

Paul Wellstone
former U.S. senator, Minnesota

 

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 Posted by on June 13, 2011
May 122011
 

“My view of financial institutions is colored by my years as a prosecutor…None of this surprises me. They are profit-driven corporations that seek to maximize profitability without much regard to social gain.”

Neil Barofsky
former inspector general, TARP

 

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 Posted by on May 12, 2011
Apr 152011
 

“High finance isn’t burglary or obtaining money by false pretenses, but rather a judicious selection from the best features of those fine arts.”

Finley Peter Dunne, Chicago author, 1867-1936


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 Posted by on April 15, 2011
Mar 172011
 

We can either have a rational resolution to the foreclosure crisis or we can preserve the capital structure of the banks. We can’t do both.

 

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 Posted by on March 17, 2011