“The hostility to the private banking system is quite hot. The spectacle of bank leaders rushing to Washington and begging for a bailout was not lost on the American people.”
Adolfo Alzuphar: Instead of being the modern agora by the sea that it promises to be, the Venice Beach boardwalk, public space, is today the crystallization of the liberal or neoliberal compromises of the businesses that line the infamous street
Abba Solomon: In refusing to appear at a ceremony with Netanyahu to accept her Genesis Prize this spring, Natalie Portman has illustrated that the dilemma of the liberal Zionist remains bleak.
RJ Eskow: Geithner made some (presumably unwelcome) news last week when it was reported that Warburg Pincus, the financial firm he now helms, is in the words of one employee, “monetizing poor people.”