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January 25, 2013

Bill talks to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) about the Senate’s costly giveaway to the world’s largest biotechnology firm. Continue reading

The exterior view of Amgen Inc. offices is shown in Fremont, Calif., Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Amgen Inc. reports quarterly earnings Wednesday, April 21, 2010, after the market close. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
January 25, 2013 | Blog

The Senate’s gift to biotech firm Amgen is a brazen example of the crony capitalism that erodes our democracy. Continue reading

January 25, 2013

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch describes “vintage crony capitalism” behind a sweetheart deal between the Senate and the world’s largest biotech company. Continue reading

Left: Paul Krugman of Princeton University, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2008, holds his Nobel lecture at the Aula Magna of the Stockholm University, in Stockholm, Monday Dec. 8, 2008. Logotype of Swedish Academy of Sciences is in the background. (AP Photo/Fredrik Persson, Scanpix Sweden) Right: A portrait of Lord John Maynard Keynes taken in his office at the treasury. (08/24/45) AP Photo
January 13, 2013 | Blog
Paul Krugman attributes many of the theories he uses in analyzing today's depression to economist John Maynard Keynes, whose ideas rose to prominence in the 1930s during America's last major depression.
January 11, 2013 | Moyers & Company

The New York Times columnist explains why our top priority should be getting America back to work – if only Washington would stop throwing distractions in the way. Continue reading