finances

The Real Sign of the Times

December 19, 2013

Large sign goes up on top of The Real News Media Center in Baltimore

Detroit's Bankruptcy

November 7, 2013
Mike Duggan will be Detroit’s next mayor, but will he take on Detroit’s emergency manager?

Justice Department Misrepresents JP Morgan Settlement

October 22, 2013

The DOJ gives up the ability to prosecute JP Morgan The settlement between JPMorgan Chase and the Justice Department has been reported at $13 billion, for charges that Chase sold toxic mortgage-backed securities that fueled the financial crisis of 2008. The reported $13 billion amount is a misrepresentation of the actual figure by the Justice…

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 8, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself Frank Hammer discusses the pressures on Detroit auto workers’ wages that came from the American and global south.

Campaign Finance Reform

October 8, 2013
Supreme Court considers first campaign finance decision since Citizens United.

Will Obama Offer Massive Corporate Tax Cuts to Make "Fiscal Cliff" Deal?

December 4, 2012
James Galbraith: There is no emergency, the best thing for Congress to do is go home and let the new Congress deal with issues next year