Governments help ameliorate inequality by providing essential services to all citizens, rich or poor. The water crisis in Flint demonstrates the necessary and beneficial role of a strong public sector.
Corporations are called “public companies” because they are just that: they are companies of individuals given special rights and privileges in exchange for serving the public.
Twenty million Americans need jobs. Government regulation and government employment are key to putting them back to work. We must reregulate the realonomy.
The MF Global Bankruptcy is bad news for MF Global’s employees, account holders, and creditors. Is it bad news for Jon Corzine?
America’s top bankers and CEOs don’t have any more talent than millions of other Americans. They do have, two timely new data dumps remind us, plenty of generous friends in pivotal places.