Stories by William Greider

William Greider is The Nation's national affairs correspondent.  subscribe to William Greider's feed

Posted on: Mar 23, 2016, Source: The Nation

The Republican frontrunner is against nation building. Imagine that.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2014, Source: The Nation

Amid the crises in Iraq, Gaza and Ukraine, hawks are calling for U.S. military intervention.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: May 12, 2010, Source: The Nation

The Fed pumped trillions of dollars into Wall Street in secret. That's insane.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2010, Source: The Nation

Liar, liar, pants on fire.

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.