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Matt Taibbi is a writer for Rolling Stone.
Matt Taibbi: We're Saddling College Students with Crushing Debt ... and the Govt. Is Acting Like a Greedy Profiteer
Posted on: Aug 20, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
"Even gamblers can declare bankruptcy, but kids who enter into student loans will never, ever be able to get out of this debt."
Bill Moyers: The Plutocracy Will Go to Extremes to Keep the 1% in Control
Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com
Moyers, Matt Taibbi and Chrystia Freeland explain how the plutocrats have willfully confused their self-interest with America’s interest.
Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith: How the Wall Street Mafia Holds America -- and the World -- Hostage
Posted on: Jun 25, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com
Yves Smith and Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss our criminal global financial system.
Matt Taibbi: Break Up the 'Too-Big-to-Fail' Financial Behemoths that Destroyed the Economy
Posted on: Oct 14, 2011, Source: Current.com
Taibbi and Keith Olbermann discuss whether it's possible to break apart "too-big-to-fail" institutions.
Matt Taibbi on the Explosive Investigation Revealing the SEC's Cover-Up of Wall Street's Crimes
Posted on: Aug 23, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!
In an interview with Amy Goodman, Matt Taibbi explains how the SEC has let the Wall Street bankers who created the global economic crisis get away with it all.
Matt Taibbi on Deluded Tea Partiers, Ayn Rand and How the U.S. Is Like the Soviet Union
Posted on: Nov 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Every country has scam artists, but only in a dying country are they part of the power structure.
Taibbi: the Tea Party Moron Complex
Posted on: Nov 14, 2010, Source: Random House Publishing Group
By rallying behind dingbats and morons like Palin and Michele Bachmann, the Tea Party has made anti-intellectualism its rallying cry.
Taibbi: The Lunatics Who Made a Religion Out of Greed and Wrecked the Economy
Posted on: Apr 25, 2010, Source: The Guardian
The SEC's lawsuit against Goldman Sachs is a chance to prevent greed without limits.
Matt Taibbi and RFK Jr. on Obama's Sellout to Wall Street
Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: Go Left TV
Once Obama took office, he sent progressives packing, and filled his cabinet with former Wall Street insiders. This wasn't the "change" that we were expecting.
Matt Taibbi, Bill Moyers and Robert Kuttner: Why Can't Democrats Do Anything Right?
Posted on: Dec 20, 2009, Source: Bill Moyers Journal
Could a crushing defeat on health reform teach Democrats to stop prioritizing corporate interests?
Why Do Conservatives Love Sarah Palin? Because She Never Stops Whining
Posted on: Nov 22, 2009, Source: True/Slant
Sarah Palin constantly complains about the imaginary injustices done to her person. And our country loves whiners.
Why Is a Slate Writer Shilling for Goldman Sachs? Taibbi Shreds the Latest Wall Street PR
Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: True/Slant
The winner of this month's Most Retarded Horsesh** Written In Defense of Goldman Sachs award goes to ... Heidi Moore. .
The Scandal Continues: The Billions in Govt. Cash Behind Goldman's "Profits"
Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Source: True/Slant
That Goldman Sachs is getting away with robbery is bad enough -- that they're getting praised for being so smart is damn near intolerable.
"Suck on Our Yachts": Goldman Sachs Issues Non-Apology for Destroying the World Economy
Posted on: Jun 21, 2009, Source: True/Slant
Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein says he's sorry, then proceeds to brag about screwing us all.
Let's Get It Straight, Hank Paulsen Is a Prick Who Took Down the Economy
Posted on: Jun 8, 2009, Source: True/Slant
The Wall Street Journal lets a former Goldman Sachs employee write a power-worshipping ode to Bush's disastrous Treasury Secretary.
Taibbi: No More Compromise -- Obama Must Wholly Reject Bush's Dictator Policies
Posted on: May 31, 2009, Source: True/Slant
The recent haggling over Guantanamo is such classic Democratic Party politics, it's almost laughable. Almost, except that it's, you know, revolting.
Sarah Palin's Outrageous Hypocrisy on Teen Sex
Posted on: May 26, 2009, Source: True/Slant
Palin knew her daughter was having sex in her own house. What does it take to get discredited as a right-wing "family values" merchant these days?
These God Pundits Can Give You a Splitting Headache
Posted on: May 8, 2009, Source: True/Slant
God People are constantly fine-tuning their weird arguments to pimp the righteousness of faith.
Memo to Jackass, the Credit Card Industry Doesn't Need Anyone Standing Up for It
Posted on: May 7, 2009, Source: True/Slant
A columnist decides the credit card industry is a victim of "public anger" --- how revolting is that?
Obama's Top Economic Adviser Is Greedy and Highly Compromised
Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: True/Slant
Among the payoffs Larry Summers received: $45K from Merrill Lynch days before he joined Obama's team. And it gets worse.
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