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A2A with Nomi Prins

Source: TF Metals Report, by Turd Ferguson

Nomi Prins is the author of the must read book, “All The Presidents’ Bankers”. It was an honor to have her stop by for this webinar and this recording is well worth your time and attention. 155 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

DOCUMENTARY : Inside Job

DOCUMENTARY : Inside Job (2010)

This is a very well done and informative documentary on the crimes committed by the U.S. Government and Wall Street bankers causing the massive housing bubble, and near financial collapse of 2008. 286 more words

"A Study In Contrasts": Take A Moment To Think About How It Is We Chose People To Be Our Political Heroes

I’m about to write something that will likely get me in hot water with a lot of my progressive friends. But in the end, if I make you pause to think, it will be worth it. 473 more words

Democrats

A CLARION CALL TO ACTION

I was half-awake, lying in bed today, as I listened to John Hockenberry’s guest Michael Lewis on NPR’s program The Takeaway. What a wake-up call that was! 633 more words

Capitalism And Democracy

Immunity

Sometimes, I wonder about the basic intelligence of my people. Americans can be incredibly short-sighted, blind to both future and past. But that just means that teachers like me need to step up and show people what they may have overlooked—particularly when it is not just one problem, but a pattern. 1,320 more words

Stories To Think About

"Wall Street’s Threat To The American Middle Class": Do We Really Need To Be Reminded About What Happened Six Years Ago?

Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class can’t be saved unless Wall Street is tamed.

The Street’s excesses pose a continuing danger to average Americans. 722 more words

Republicans

Take the U.S. Economy from Bankrupt Wall St., Create Federal Credit for Growth & Employment

The Wall Street system of banks is again facing a bankruptcy crisis — this time triggered by collapsing oil and commodity debt and derivatives — and even central bankers know that it will be as bad as a second 2008 crash, or worse. 668 more words

Economy