Daily Archives: August 25, 2011

Trumka to Obama: We are not the Tea Party


Richard Trumka is a hulking fellow who often wears a big smile, maybe in order to not look threatening. He wasn’t smiling much today when he blasted Barack Obama for failing to do anything in the way of jobs creation … Continue reading

Posted in economic collapse, globalization, Great Recession, Obama, Politics, The New Depression, unemployment | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Pesky lawyer still on banksters’ case


When it comes to describing the complacency of the Wall Street banksters, their unabashed disregard for the millions of people they defrauded, and the ease with which they continue to push the right buttons in Washington in order to avoid … Continue reading

Posted in economic collapse, Goldman Sachs, Great Recession, mainstream media, New York Times, Obama, Politics, The New Depression, Wall Street, world-wide economy | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

‘Drug corners’ story makes a sobering point


I know a talk radio host who has a passion for esoteric list-making — best NFL defensive linemen who are also convicted felons, best rockabilly guitarists who married their first cousins — that sort of thing. He invites listeners to … Continue reading

Posted in Great Recession, humor, livable cities, mainstream media, Philadelphia, Politics, The New Depression, unemployment | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments