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AIG's Bonus Unit Now in IRS's Sights 24.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The IRS is probing some tax deals structured by the same unit of AIG under scrutiny for employee bonuses.
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AIG's Bonus Unit Now in IRS's Sights 24.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
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How Insiders Are Using the Bailout to Stage a Revolution 24.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
How Insiders Are Using the Bailout to Stage a Revolution
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Stocks point sharply higher on plan to aid banks 23.3.2009 Tucson Citizen
NEW YORK - Stocks pointed to a sharply higher open Monday as details emerged from the government's plan to help banks remove as much as $1 trillion in bad assets from their books.
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This Crisis Is Way Bigger Than Dead Banks and Wall Street Bailouts 23.3.2009 AlterNet.org: Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace
Why the economic crisis, and its solution, are bigger than anyone has so far admitted.
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A fair bargain 21.3.2009 Gristmill
By Guest author This is a guest post by Michael A. Livermore, Executive Director of the at New York University School of Law and the coauthor, along with Richard L. Revesz, of . As a climate change policy, President Obama's carbon cap is a winner. It gets greenhouse reductions at the lowest possible cost and spurs the innovation and invention that will drive us to a clean-energy economy. But if folks are eyeing the carbon cap as a way to raise money to pay for clean energy programs, they are barking up the wrong tree. Unless these funds are returned to the American public, the cap will have severely regressive effects on lower-income Americans. And in the end, it would come back around to bite us by sapping support for environmental ...
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No Return to Normal 20.3.2009 Truthout.com

    Why the economic crisis, and its solution, are bigger than you think.

    Barack Obama's presidency began in hope and goodwill, but its test will be its success or failure on the economics. Did the president and his team correctly diagnose the problem? Did they act with sufficient imagination and force? And did they prevail against the political obstacles - and not only that, but also against the procedures and the habits of thought to which official Washington is addicted?

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No Return To Normal 19.3.2009 Commondreams.org Views

Barack Obama's presidency began in hope and goodwill, but its test will be its success or failure on the economics. Did the president and his team correctly diagnose the problem? Did they act with sufficient imagination and force? And did they prevail against the political obstacles-and not only that, but also against the procedures and the habits of thought to which official Washington is addicted?

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Live blogging President Obama's visit to Southern California 19.3.2009 LA Times: Top News

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Investing in Clean Water Brings Economic Benefits and So Much More 19.3.2009 Switchboard, from NRDC
In the midst of this financial crisis, governments are trying to spend its resources to stimulate the economy.  To many people this has led to questions over how realistic it is to augment a budget for issues such as clean water. ...
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Jose A. Garcia: Use the Race Lens to Scrutinize Financial Products 18.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
The Financial Product Safety Commission will provide consumers with their first real protections in decades, but it will be far less effective if it fails to use a race lens when scrutinizing financial products.
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Worry Grows Over Insurers 17.3.2009 WSJ: Health
While consumers have been fretting about the safety of their policies at large, insurers of all sizes are being slammed by investment ...
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DealBook: Cuomo Seeks A.I.G. Bonus Information 17.3.2009 NY Times: Business
The New York attorney general demanded A.I.G. provide more information about the employees who are set to receive bonuses.

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DealBook: Government Seeking Madoff Assets 16.3.2009 NYT: Home Page
Listed in the two-page notice are the Madoffs’ homes in Manhattan, Montauk, N.Y., Palm Beach, Fla. and the Antibes in France.
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DealBook: Cuomo Seeks A.I.G. Bonus Information 16.3.2009 NYT: Home Page
The New York attorney general demanded A.I.G. provide more information about the employees who are set to receive bonuses.
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Making Peace or Fueling War in Africa 16.3.2009 Commondreams.org Views
At the end of President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony, civil rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery invoked the hope of a day "when nation shall not lift up sword against nation, when tanks will be beaten into tractors." No one expects such a utopian vision to materialize any time soon. But both Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have spoken eloquently of the need to emphasize diplomacy over a narrow military agenda.

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Real Capitalists Nationalize 16.3.2009 Commondreams.org Views

The titans of Wall Street may not have done a bang-up job of running the American financial sector over the past few years, but would a bunch of politicians in Washington, DC, do any better? We're probably about to find out-and to understand how we got here, and why it suddenly doesn't seem like such a bad idea, you've got to start at the beginning. The very beginning.

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Government pension agency braces for recession 15.3.2009 Tucson Citizen
WASHINGTON - The deepening recession spells trouble for a little-known government corporation that insures the pensions of 44 million workers and retirees.
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Peter Heegaard, Todd Otis: If it's dramatic returns we want, invest in our youngest citizens 14.3.2009 Twincities.com: Opinion
As the Minnesota Legislature and the governor grapple with the large budget deficit that confronts our state, we want to encourage our policymakers to use the concept of return-on-investment in assessing which programs to support. We believe that using a return-on-investment model will enable our leaders to assess which programs provide the greatest short-term and long-term benefits to Minnesota's economy and social fabric.

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Madoff expected to plead guilty to all 11 counts 11.3.2009 Tucson Citizen
NEW YORK - Bernard Madoff is expected to plead guilty to 11 criminal charges with a combined maximum penalty of 150 years in prison, enough to all but ensure the disgraced financier dies behind bars, his attorneys said Tuesday.
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