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William Greider is The Nation's national affairs correspondent.
Donald Trump Could Be the Military-Industrial Complex's Worst Nightmare
Posted on: Mar 23, 2016, Source: The Nation
The Republican frontrunner is against nation building. Imagine that.
How Trump Dog-Whistles the Business Establishment
Posted on: Mar 22, 2016, Source: The Nation
He cleverly woos the GOP base on issues like trade, but this working-class hero is actually a willing agent of the 1 percenters.
Hillary Clinton Is Whitewashing the Financial Catastrophe
Posted on: Dec 13, 2015, Source: The Nation
She has a plan that she claims will reform Wall Street—but she’s deflecting responsibility from old friends and donors in the industry.
Could There Be Huge Racial Conflict If Something Were to Happen to the Obamas?
Posted on: Oct 7, 2014, Source: The Nation
Reports of multiple failures by the Secret Service has many on edge and some worrying about the worst case scenarios.
Already Second Thoughts About Goliath, U.S.'s New Bombing War
Posted on: Oct 2, 2014, Source: The Nation
The new war is only a few weeks old, but Thomas Friedman and other supporters are already having second thoughts.
How Obama Can Address One of His Biggest Political Crises
Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: The Nation
It turns out that making life difficult for a leader who disappoints and doesn’t keep his word can produce dividends.
What Does the Democratic Party Actually Believe?
Posted on: Jul 25, 2014, Source: The Nation
The Dems need to experience more of the surprise rebellions that took down some old bulls in the GOP.
The Interventionist Starved Neo-Con Hawks Are Trying to Drag Us Back Into More War
Posted on: Jul 25, 2014, Source: The Nation
Amid the crises in Iraq, Gaza and Ukraine, hawks are calling for U.S. military intervention.
Justice Sotomayor Speaks Truth to (White) Power
Posted on: Apr 29, 2014, Source: The Nation
The Justice's dissent in the Michigan college admissions case identified an enduring element of white supremacy clinging to our society.
10.4 Million American Families Slide Toward Losing Their Homes -- Is It Time for Debt Forgiveness?
Posted on: Oct 28, 2011, Source: The Nation
Wages are stagnant or falling. Foreclosures are tearing through communities, and falling home prices are destroying family equity. It's like a reverse New Deal.
Does Obama Have the Guts to Play Hardball?
Posted on: Nov 14, 2010, Source: The Nation
So far, Obama's governing style is too nice for real-life politics, where Boy Scouts get their heads handed to them.
With the World Economy on the Brink, America Must Start Producing for Itself Again
Posted on: Nov 5, 2010, Source: The Nation
The country's predicament is a historic emergency that cannot wait for market solutions. America must start producing for itself.
The Social Security Scam: a Bipartisan Plan to Put the Squeeze on Older Americans
Posted on: Sep 13, 2010, Source: Labor Notes
When Washington players talk up “bipartisan compromise,” it usually means the people are about to get screwed.
Elizabeth Warren Uncovered What the Govt. Did to 'Rescue' AIG, and It Ain't Pretty
Posted on: Aug 9, 2010, Source: The Nation
The government’s $182 billion bailout of insurance giant AIG should be seen as the Rosetta Stone for understanding the financial crisis and its costly aftermath.
That Big Sucking Sound in the Economy Is the Threat of Serious Deflation
Posted on: Jul 30, 2010, Source: The Nation
Members of the Fed have started warning that full-blown monetary deflation may be coming. That, not the deficit, could really put the US economy in ruin.
It's Going to Take a While to Bring Wall St. Under Heel
Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: The Nation
We are at the beginning of a promising struggle to cut the financial sector down to tolerable dimensions and reduced power.
Obama's Approach to Jobs Is Out of Touch with Reality
Posted on: Jun 22, 2010, Source: The Nation
Raising taxes and reducing federal spending will be tragic for millions of struggling families, but also potentially devastating for the Democratic party.
Hold The Fed Accountable
Posted on: May 12, 2010, Source: The Nation
The Fed pumped trillions of dollars into Wall Street in secret. That's insane.
Larry Summers Is Lying About Big Banks
Posted on: Apr 26, 2010, Source: The Nation
Liar, liar, pants on fire.
Geithner Must Go: He's Costing Us and Obama Too Much
Posted on: Jan 26, 2010, Source: The Nation
The first casualty of the president's political debacle will likely be Timothy Geithner, the severely over-confident treasury secretary well known as a lapdog of Wall Street.
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