Opinion

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When I say the word "capitalist"

Who I'm really talking about are people whose lives are based on the pursuit of profit by any means possible - and who fight creating a moral and democratic basis for that wealth.

The greatest recovery?

Corporate executives have extracted record profits by sabotaging the recovery on every front - eliminating employees, repressing wages, withholding investment and shirking federal taxes.

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Finance reform takes a swipe at “swipe fees”

Have you ever walked into a neighborhood restaurant, with only your debit card in hand, ready to order lunch for $7.95, but are stopped by the handwritten sign next to the cash register: credit cards, $15 minimum.

What the economic conversation needs to be about

The focus on "fiscal responsibility" conceals the real causes of the crisis, and if we don't address those we don't have a snowball's chance in hell of lifting workers out of the quicksand.

What's left of financial reform?

Key senators are reported close to a deal on legislation to overhaul financial regulations.

News Analysis: U.S. financial stability plan fails to thaw market

U.S. President Barack Obama's administration on Tuesday unveiled its long-expected reshaped financial rescue plan.