The Elephant In The Foreclosure Fraud Room Second Liens

There’s been plenty of recent media attention to the prospect of investor lawsuits over fraudulent mortgages and mortgage securities. But investor lawsuits against mortgage servicers could be even more damaging […]
Zach Carter

The Big Biz Behind GOPs Small Gov

The following was originally published in Politico. Republicans dub their congressional challengers the Young Guns, who proclaim a reborn conservative fealty to balanced budgets, small government and free markets. At […]
Robert Borosage

Fascist America Is This Election The Next Turn

In August 2009, I wrote a piece titled Fascist America: Are We There Yet? that sparked much discussion on both the left and right ends of the blogosphere. In it, […]
Sara Robinson

Banker-Run Third Way Opposes Foreclosure Moratorium On Banks

The so-called “centrists” at Third Way Foundation have come out against a national foreclosure moratorium, but like many of Third Way’s policies, there’s nothing centrist about their opposition. Third Way […]
Zach Carter

The Populists Tackle China’s Currency Manipulation

In advance of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s visit to China tomorrow, members of the House Populist Caucus today issued a statement urging him to release a determination on Chinese currency […]
Steven Capozzola

Congress Tackles Clean Energy Tax Incentives

Scott Boos at the Alliance for American Manufacturing has published an analysis of Congressional efforts to boost domestic clean energy technology and producton… Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committee […]
Steven Capozzola

Census Bureau Purchasing Components Made Overseas

The Census has been purchasing promotional materials for Census 2010 that were manufactured overseas, and Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) is not happy about it.
Steven Capozzola

Clean Energy Manufacturing Jobs & Earth Day 40th Anniversary

On Thursday, April 22, 2010, the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, groups representing workers, industry, and environmental groups will be lobbying Senate offices, urging members to support policies that ensure […]
Steven Capozzola

the truth of the unemployment

When will we learn that outsourcing to China proves hazardous to our health?… The Miley Cyrus line of bracelets and necklaces contain toxic levels of cadmium. As the Associated Press […]
Steven Capozzola

Making Sense On Jobs And The Deficit

Editor’s Note: This is the last in a series of “Making Sense” fact sheets on key economic issues to help you win the debate on the core issues facing middle-class […]
Isaiah J. Poole

Making Sense Health Care Reform

Editor’s Note: We’re publishing a series of “Making Sense” fact sheets on key economic issues to help you win the debate on the core issues facing middle-class families. Each fact […]
Terrance Heath

Erie PA Town Hall Tonite

I’ll be in Erie, PA to cover a “Keep It Made In America” Town Hall this evening. If you are in the Erie, PA area, tonight’s event will be at […]

Yes Fortune Wall Street Fraud is a Problem

A lot of frequently credible publications have been pumping out drivel lately blaming borrowers for the ever-widening foreclosure fraud scandal. Fortune Magazine has the latest of these blame-the-borrower narratives. It […]
Zach Carter

Republicans Don’t Trust Americans

Republican fund-raisers are treating Americans like little children, as if the GOP knows best and must shelter the youngsters from the truth. It’s like when a kindergartner asks his father […]
Leo Gerard
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