Politics Jan 13

House GOP majority aims to soften financial overhaul law

WASHINGTON — The newly bulked-up Republican majority in the House is aiming to soften the bite of legislation that grew out of the 2008 financial crisis and put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping rules since the Great…

Sep 25

What contemporary capitalism needs to learn from fairy tales

Six years ago, during the fall of 2008, the financial world was unraveling. But the origins of the Great Recession weren't simply monetary; they were moral, argues University of Washington professor David Bosworth. And yet, virtual America continues to miss…

Former big pharma executive Chris Martenson, who sold off everything and moved his family to the country, speaks with Paul Solman about exponential growth and the danger of our debts exceeding -- by nearly double -- our economic growth, while…

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