Bill Black says that a just settlement would include criminal prosecution of senior Citigroup officials who led the fraud and covered it up
Robert Pollin: Five years after the Great Recession, austerity as the dominant policy agenda is keeping the recovery weak
Robert Pollin: If the Fed was serious about strengthening the basic economy, it would bail out American cities
Bill Black: The media has failed to report on the causes and possible solutions for Europe’s deflating economy
Interests payments on US debt are at an historic low.
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