Former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky explains his disappointment with the former Citigroup CEO and the president for failed financial leadership. Continue reading
From the first rumblings of the sub-prime mortgage meltdown, the Bill Moyers team has stayed on the story of the 2008 economic collapse and its continuing aftermath with bold, original reporting, essays and insightful interviews. From economists to community organizers, Wall Street financiers to historians, Moyers’ guests have provided powerful insight into the roots of the crisis and have stimulated a crucial national dialogue on its causes, effects and possible solutions.
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Here’s a twist: in the second presidential debate, one candidate used the word “poverty” without saying anything about poverty; the other didn’t use the word at all but managed to speak a fair amount about it. Continue reading
Paul Ryan may not have a plan for reducing poverty, but advocates in his home state have devised a plan to reduce poverty over 50 percent. Continue reading
During the debate, Mitt Romney twice brought up an NFIB study claiming small businesses would suffer from Obama’s tax plan. Learn the reality behind the rhetoric. Continue reading