BOOK REVIEW The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences

The economic collapse spreading through the world is being blamed on greedy American bankers who peddled sub-prime loans to people with risky credit histories. John Bellamy Foster and Fred Magdoff, authors of “The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences”, disagree.

Letters: equal rights, violence inheritance, drug busts in Venezuela

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The year we came to our senses

For a while it seemed like Americans might not be ready to face the future — a future that demands that this nation’s promise of equality be made real for all of our people. Then, out of the nation’s heartland, a fresh wind started to blow away the unfairness, prejudice and discrimination.

Confronting Big Oil

President Obama is taking on the oil and gas industry. He intends to save taxpayers $30 billion over the next 10 years by ending tax loopholes Big Oil has been enjoying on our dime.

Burned out on Mothers Day

Mother’s Day comes once a year, but being a mother is an every-day job. It’s no surprise that 34 percent of full-time working mothers told a Mother’s Day survey they feel burned out. That’s surely a big understatement.


Obama, reform and the role of the left

After the first, perhaps over analyzed, hundred days of the Obama administration, it is fair to say that President Obama is a reformer and we are entering an era of reforms, possibly radical reforms.

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