The Barclays Libor scandal may have shocked the British public, but Joseph Stiglitz saw it coming decades ago. And he's convinced that jailing bankers is the best way to curb market abuses. A towering genius of economics
Greek citizens may have narrowly avoided an economic catastrophe following a vote this week to remain with the euro, the fact that their country is slipping further towards a financial abyss is becoming more ingrained in their psyche.
"The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on: it is never of use to oneself." ~Oscar Wilde
As everyone is well aware, Europe is an absolute mess. The gravity of the global debt crisis is getting worse and for sure it’s the end of the world as we have known it. EU trade commissioner Karel De Gucht recently said, “The endgame has begun, and how it will finish I do not know.”
What are the three demographic groups whose electoral impact is growing fastest? Hispanics, women, and young people. Who are Republicans pissing off the most? Latinos, women, and young people.
The history of the U.S. dollar is closely linked to U.S. involvement in a series of wars.
Imagine a country in which the very richest people get all the economic gains
For centuries, hospitals have served as a cornerstone to the U.S. health care system.
What in the world is going on in Europe? Each day things just seem to get stranger and stranger.
Many tout the U.S. as the Roman empire of the modern world. But as it turns out, that comparison may not be all good.