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


 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


 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

 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.


 Posted by on March 17, 2011