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Month: September 2009

Billionaires Against Regulating Finance (B.A.R.F)

Chris Sturr , September 30, 2009
A public service announcement on behalf of America’s most oppressed minority: billionaires. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 29, 2009Contact: Beemer…

One Year After Lehman (C. P. Chandrasekhar)

Chris Sturr , September 28, 2009
From NewsClick.in: P. Chandrasekhar is a Professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal…

Two Takes on Acorn

Chris Sturr , September 28, 2009
Here are two takes on the Acorn scandal/bashing—from the Yes Men (in the Washington Post) and from Bill Fletcher, Jr.…

The G20 Must Wake America Up

Chris Sturr , September 24, 2009
A column from today’s Guardian by Kevin Gallagher, a research fellow at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts…

HR Manager Beaten to Death by Angry Workers

Chris Sturr , September 24, 2009
From CNN/Asia. Yikes! By Harmeet Shah Singh | Wednesday, September 23 2009 NEW DELHI, India (CNN) — Angry workers beat…

The Staley Lockout (Thad Williamson)

Chris Sturr , September 24, 2009
Second in a series of blog posts by former D&S collective member Thad Williamson, who is teaching a course on…

Energy Xtremism (Michael Klare)

Chris Sturr , September 23, 2009
From TomDispatch, with intro from Tom Engelhardt: Talk about roller-coaster rides: the price of a barrel of crude oil, which…

Emphasis on Growth Is Called Misguided

Chris Sturr , September 23, 2009
In today’s NYT business section; reports on the study Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen have put out, sponsored by Nicolas…

FDIC May Seek Bailout for Failed Banks

Chris Sturr , September 22, 2009
Banks large and small continue to drop like flies. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) was set up in the…

Mankiw on Statins

Chris Sturr , September 22, 2009
Orthodox economist Greg Mankiw weighed in on the health-care debate in Sunday’s New York Times, with a heavy dose of…
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