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The Six Principles of the New Populism (and the Establishment’s Nightmare)

The Six Principles of the New Populism (and the Establishment’s Nightmare)
More Americans than ever believe the economy is rigged in favor of Wall Street and big business and their enablers in Washington. We’re five years into a so-called recovery that’s been a bonanza for the rich but a bust for the middle class. “The game is rigged and the American people know that. They get it right down to their toes,” says Senator Elizabeth Warren. Which is fueling a new populism on both the left and the right. While still far ... Read more

Neil Barofsky on TARP, SIGTAP, IGS, Elizabeth Warren and Too Big to Fail

Corporate Crime Reporter, June 13, 2011 We spent $700 billion to bail out the too big to fail banks on Wall Street. And yet, we might have to do it again. Why? Because the big banks are still too big to fail. And next time, we might have to spend $5 trillion. It ain’t a pretty picture. As Neil Barofsky knows better than most. He was the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Known in Washington as SIGTARP. He’s now ... Read more