Tuesday, March 31, 2009

More economic issues

Workers say Obama treated autos worse than Wall St...


Obama Favors Bankruptcy for autos...

'Starting today, the United States government will stand behind your warrantee'...

Video: Laid off workers brawl over lost jobs...

Russia, China cooperate on new currency proposals...

Russia backs return to Gold Standard...

It's a bird...It's a plane...No, it's Spitzer to the Rescue

By Mike Whitney

If Obama is serious about restoring confidence in the markets, he should replace current SEC chief Mary Schapiro with Eliot Spitzer. That would send a message to the world that the president is through messing around. Schapiro is another Wall Street toady who believes that the markets can regulate themselves. Continue

Noam Chomsky on the Economy and Democracy

Video & Transcript

Chomsky: Plan is recycled Bush/Paulson. We need nationalization and steps towards democratization.

Obama’s Attack on the Middle Class

By Paul Craig Roberts

If the tax rate on a multi-million dollar annual income goes up by 5 percentage points, the cutbacks won’t really affect the lifestyle. Continue

The Absurdity of Spending US Tax Dollars on Israel


Paul J. Balles argues that if enough ordinary Americans “feel the pinch and connect the dots between their own financial losses and America’s continued unbridled support of Israel’s devastating war machine, Israel could be forced to make peace with the Palestinians”. Continue

Brown - Thinking Positively About Monetary Policy

GM CEO Gets $23M Estimated Pension

Peering Into The Abyss - Peter Schiff

Alarming News - Bank Losses Spreading

GM And Chrysler Failing To Recover

Farmers To Cut Back On US Planting

Russia Backs Return To Gold Standard

UK May Launch Criminal Probe Into RBS

Obama Calls On Banksters To Sacrifice On Pay

UK Bank, Finance Firms To Axe 30,000 Jobs

Greenspan - 'Equities Show Us Way To Recovery' (huh?)

Fresh Flight >From Risk Hits Global Equities

Shares Slide As Global Bull Run Fades

GM Needs More Radical Surgery Than GM Loss

Car Industry Fears Send Markets Into Reverse

GM CEO Resigns Under Obama's Pressure

The Anger Building As G20 Meets In London

Only United G20 Can Save World From Ruin

Hedge Funds Vow To Fight As G20 Gathers

35,000 Pack G20 March

Germans Wreck Global 'New Deal'

The Problem Is Not Bankers - It's Society

Tax Havens Batten Down - Hurricane Looms

Geithner - Regulation Of Hedge Funds, Derivatives

Global Currency Gains Ground

Recession Slays East European Tigers

UK Supermarket To Open Bank Branches

The Federal Reserve - Jewish Private Bankers

G20 Activists - Why We Are Protesting

Fears Cop Tactics Will Cause G20 Violence

G20 Protesters Expect Agent Provocateurs

G20 - Seven Hours To Save The World

Merkel Warns Against Further Stimulus

The Dance Of The Trillions

The Day The Dollar Falls - Vid

Liquidator Finds $2.6 Billion For Madoff Claimants

Cook - Credit As A Public Utility

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