Stories by Rob Johnson

Johnson the Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). He served as Chief Economist of the US Senate Banking Committee under the leadership of Chairman William Proxmire (D. Wisconsin). Before this, he was Senior Economist of the US Senate Budget Committee under the leadership of Chairman Pete Domenici (R. New Mexico). subscribe to Rob Johnson's feed

Posted on: Jul 26, 2013, Source: INET blog

The conversation about Detroit reflects our unconscious values about what is right and wrong.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The savvy economist and co-founder of the Move Your Money campaign celebrates the courage of young protesters leading the way to change.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2011, Source: NewDeal 2.0

How money in politics is compromising America's future.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2010, Source: NewDeal 2.0

The government is seen as favoring large institutions and corporate power, not people.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2009, Source: Move Your Money

How? For starters, you could move your money to a small bank.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2009, Source: NewDeal 2.0

Marchers join together in the call against banking greed and to speak out on behalf of people abused by foreclosure, subprime treachery and absurd interest rates.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2009, Source: NewDeal 2.0

By refusing to stand up to the finance oligarchs, the Obama Admistration fed the cynics and dissipated the opportunity for real change.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The sordid story of how Goldman Sachs and Co. engineered bubbles in the economy and made a hefty profit.