Saturday, April 04, 2009

The Big Takeover: Why We're Screwed

This Rolling Stone article has already made the rounds of the blogosphere but is definitely worth a read for those of you who want to understand how we got into this bailout mess. Warning: you will be outraged after reading this.

Another great explanation of the scenarios that caused the crisis can be found in a PBS This American Life show from May 2008 called The Giant Pool of Money.

Friday, April 03, 2009

1 in 50 U.S. children face homelessness

Key quote: "As we bail out the rest of our nation, it is also time to come to their aid." Link.