Opinion

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Romney is not a vulture, he’s a parasite

Ever get that creepy feeling you are being followed? In 1969, a friend and I were walking down a street when that spooky feeling crept over me.

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More than a few rotten apples on Wall Street

"The man of great wealth owes a particular obligation to the state," Teddy Roosevelt noted a century ago, "because he derives special advantages from the mere existence of government."

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New FBI report slams corporate crooks and ‘cookie jar’ accountants

If anyone doubts there is extensive rot in the so-called U.S. capitalist system, we have an invitation for them: Read the FBI's latest report on corporate criminality.

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How to stop corporate criminality

If you want any more evidence that U.S. corporate executives and financial finaglers are nothing more than crooks in costly suits, all you needed to was right on the front page of The New York Times.

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Standing at a crossroads

"Casino Capitalism," driven by the unbridled greed of the one percent, caused the current crisis.

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China: The Frog & The Scorpion?

Can China swim capitalism's scorpion across the river and avoid the sting?

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Mortgage agreement: a small step forward

Housing, labor, and civil rights advocates and elected officials are giving a thumbs up to the accord reached between 49 state attorneys general and banks involved in the mortgage crisis.

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Is Bain Capital capitalism's bane?

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital provide a glimpse into the fatal flaws of capitalism.

Capitalism in a fish bowl

Capitalism can sometimes be very confusing to figure out. It would be helpful if we had a very simple way to look at it.

Black Friday's heart of darkness

Everyone should have paid attention recently as people massed in public, in numbers greater than ever. Of course, the story had elements of tragedy and violence as well.

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