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Obama’s Budget Cuts Millions From Financial Regulatory Agency

March 7, 2014

Jerry Epstein: President Obama’s budget would slash the Commodity Futures Trade Commission budget to about $200 million, which will make regulating the $400 trillion derivatives market even more challenging

Syriza Succeeds in Greece by Challenging European Social Democrats’ Approach to Reform

January 21, 2014

Panitch: Reforms can be easily thwarted by the power of business and the ideology of neoliberalism

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

December 5, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth will insulate them from the coming storms

Oil Drilling in the Latin America

October 22, 2013
Despite protests and previously stating her opposition, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff auctions off 60% of Brazil’s largest oil field

The Government is Finally Arresting Wall Street Bankers…For Losing Wall Street’s Money

August 14, 2013

The Dept. of Justice will let JP Morgan’s London Whale off the hook while prosecuting low-level traders.