Mar 142013
 

If public-private partnerships were such a good idea, our bridges and roads wouldn’t be crumbling and our middle class wouldn’t be facing extinction. Because public-private partnerships, touted by President Obama in his State of the Union speech as a key tool in his administration’s second term, have been around for a long time. Fifteen years [Read More…]

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Martin Berg, WheresOurMoney.org editor, is a veteran journalist.

Mar 062013
 

While President Obama campaigned for reelection as a candidate to fight for the 99 percent, he has assembled a second-term economic team that is extraordinarily cozy with the 1 percent. His picks for Treasury, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission and director of the Office of Management and Budget are guaranteed not to [Read More…]

About Martin Berg

Martin Berg, WheresOurMoney.org editor, is a veteran journalist.

Feb 252013
 

The emerging details of prospective Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s contract with Citibank raise fresh concerns about the persistent issue of the Obama administration’s revolving door with too big to fail banks. During Lew’s confirmation hearing earlier this month, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, questioned the president’s pick to run the Treasury Department about a provision in [Read More…]

About Martin Berg

Martin Berg, WheresOurMoney.org editor, is a veteran journalist.

Feb 212013
 

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama cited the recovery of the housing market as evidence the economy is getting stronger. If by “recovery,” the president meant a fabulous bargain-shopping opportunity for flush hedge funds, he was spot on. If was he was talking about what most people understand by “recovery” – restoring families’ [Read More…]

About Martin Berg

Martin Berg, WheresOurMoney.org editor, is a veteran journalist.