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Greg Palast

August 26, 2013
Greg Palast: Secret memo reveals Larry Summers involved in deal that helped setup the global economic crisis

GAO Finds US Companies Only Pay One-Third of Corporate Tax Rate

July 2, 2013

CEOs claim the US has the world’s highest corporate tax rate, but they actually pay less than most workers

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

Banks Win Big as Regulators Refuse to Rein in $700 Trillion Derivatives Market

May 17, 2013

Bill Black: Weakness of financial regulators shows you can not “tame the scorpion”

Big Commodity Traders Pocketed $250 Billion Profit

April 15, 2013

Gerald Epstein: New FT investigation says big commodity traders earned more profit than banks or auto

Privatizing Europe

March 21, 2013
Nick Buxton: A massive European fire sale is one way finance is using the crisis to entrench neo-liberalism

Is Effective Financial Regulation Possible?

January 16, 2013

Gerald Epstein: Powerful lobbying by finance sector keeps turning regulations into Swiss cheese; there is an alternative if people fight for it

The Porter Report

October 12, 2012
In spite evidence Iran directing much of its supply of 20% enriched uranium for scientific purposes, “killer” sanctions continue

2012 US Elections

September 7, 2012
Jerry Epstein: The basic policies must change or recession and high unemployment will continue