Government, Issues, Politics

Elizabeth Warren: Fixing the Banks, Lifting the Middle Class

On February 23, the Chicago Humanities Festival hosted Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard Law Professor hailed by Time Magazine as one of the "New Sheriffs of Wall Street." The former Chair of the Congressional TARP Oversight panel, Warren currently serves as Assistant to President Obama and Special Advisor on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. At one of… Continue reading Elizabeth Warren: Fixing the Banks, Lifting the Middle Class

Freedom, Government, Issues, Politics, Thoughts

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

John Perkins (b. January 28, 1945) is an American author. His best known book is Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (2004), which claims that Perkins played a leading role in a larger process of economic colonization of Third World countries on behalf of what Perkins portrays as a cabal of corporations, banks, and the… Continue reading Confessions of an Economic Hit Man