Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Protecting Consumers

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Cross posted to Huffpo here.

Back when campaign spending was limited by law, there was an effective quota on taking money from special interests. After the cap was reached, it was more effective to do favours for voters than corporate interests. One way to do this was to support consumer protection initiatives. (more…)

Markets for Financial Crime, in Huffpo

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Yesterday, both shocked and motivated by the reporting of the Maddoff fraud, I wrote a Huffington Post blog about Markets for Finanical Crime.

“Socialism” or Breathtaking Hypocrisy?

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

After a week of John McCain and Sarah Palin complaining about socialism, I wrote this this Huffpo missive.