Former labor secretary and Aftershock author explains why, economically, America is almost two separate countries.
Have you ever heard a question that caught you off guard? Really made you pause? A few years back, three questions rocked my world. They came from different people in the span of a month. The first question: Had you been a German Christian during World War II, would you have taken a stand against [...]
Too Big to Fail author weighs in on whether the financial crisis can happen again in the not-too-distant future.
National Black Farmers Association president explains why he feels the USDA has not been a friend to the nation’s Black farmers.
The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s arrival on the Gulf Coast is just months away, and the region is grappling with one of the largest environmental disasters in American history — the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tavis recently spoke to a former oil company executive, who analyzed BP’s handling of the [...]
Washington Post columnist breaks down hedge funds – the subject of his new book, More Money Than God.
Economics professor and author of Crisis Economics comments on the financial services industry’s fight against reform.
Moody’s chief economist weighs in on the SEC’s move against Goldman Sachs and discusses sectors showing job growth.
Bank-bailout Congressional Oversight Panel chair weighs in on the foreclosure crisis and the potential of a consumer financial protection agency.
When you read about the unemployment rate in this country, which has been hovering around 10% for a while now, it’s easy to forget that the rate is different depending on where you live in the country, whether you are a man or a woman and whether you are Black, Latino or white. The Joint [...]