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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

March 11, 2014
Nuclear power engineer Arnie Gunderson and journalist Chiho Kaneko discuss a lawsuit to hold General Electric and other reactor manufacturing companies responsible and the Japanese public’s attitude toward nuclear energy

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

US Postal Service

March 4, 2014
Mike Konczal: A public option for banks will dramatically improve and help regulate the financial services industry.

The Economics of the 1%

February 12, 2014
John Weeks: A fundamental misconception of neoliberal economics is that governments need to balance their budgets like a household

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 1

November 27, 2013

Wendell Potter: Though the media has wrongly focused on some of Obamacare’s shortcomings, the U.S. needs to make healthcare a human right

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 2

November 27, 2013

As a new study finds most Americans want fundamental change in the US healthcare system, Wendall Potter discusses what concrete steps could improve it.

Documents in JPMorgan settlement reveal how every large bank in U.S. has committed mortgage fraud

November 26, 2013

Bill Black: Justice Dept.’s failure to understand pervasive schemes of fraud in financial industry obstructs meaningful prosecution of banks