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By the numbers: 25 more depressing statistics about how shitty the economy is

By the numbers: 25 more depressing statistics about how shitty the economy is


With increasing signs that the economy is laboring, most economists agree that a short-term infusion of spending, or an extension of this year's temporary cut...
By Pro Publica  |  August 02, 2011

Latest foreclosure crisis has Maine origin


Today's New York Times has an excellent article about how a Maine homeowner - and her volunteer lawyer, working with Pine Tree Legal Assistance -...
By Jeff Inglis  |  October 15, 2010
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Waiting for Repo Man

Inside Job , Charles Ferguson's newly released documentary, details with painful precision just how royally Wall Street screwed the planet.
The man behind Inside Job shows us just how low Wall Street has sunk
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 15, 2010
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Review: Inside Job

Although Inside Job is destined for Academy acclaim, it seems unlikely that anyone will actually enjoy Charles Ferguson's new documentary.
The feel-bad movie of the year.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 15, 2010

"Not My Financial Crisis - I've Got Literally Nothing to Lose"


As usual, former NY Press editor and current AlterNet contributor Alex Zaitchik has weighed in on a topic like no one else has (at least...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 13, 2008