2008 financial crisis

10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy - Did the Economy Really Recover? (Pt 1/2)

10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy - Did the Economy Really Recover?

September 19, 2018
The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy was the largest in U.S. history and unleashed a financial meltdown. The Banks were saved but not people's debt, savings or homes. Michael Hudson looks at the economic instability that we continue to live in

Why Is the 2006 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve?

February 21, 2014
A two part series with Yilmaz Akyüz who says crisis management in the US and Europe is causing more problems that it is solving as two major policy shortcomings put excessive reliance on monetary policy in managing the 2008 financial crisis

Deficit is Dropping but is there a Real Recovery?

May 22, 2013

Bill Black: With surge in stock market, the wealthier are paying more taxes but working class wages are not rising and unemployment remains high, so this does not mean a sustained recovery of the real economy is underway

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: We’re in worse shape now than in 2008 because at least then there was hope governments would face up to the situation

Social Security Reform

April 11, 2013
Teresa Ghilarducci: The whole 401K structure has a fatal flaw and older workers are going into retirement with not enough money to maintain their living standards

Forbes Billionaires List Growing

March 17, 2013

James Henry: US still leads as many new billionaires emerging in China and Russia; corporate profits at record levels – as austerity hits and unemployment remains high