Can Cities Make Wall Street Pay?

Day: August 3, 2010

Can Cities Make Wall Street Pay?

Can Cities Make Wall Street Pay?

American cities, devastated by foreclosures, are taking the fight to Wall Street. Cleveland, has been one of the first to throw the first punch and more cities are following. And while it’s tough to see how any one of them can take on such a Goliath as the banking industry, together they’re showing that they…  Continue Reading

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In American politics, stupidity is the name of the game

In American politics, stupidity is the name of the game

Remember Voodoo Economics?  How could you forget it… as it’s defined government policy for most of the past 30 years. And it was called “voodoo” for a reason (back before it became entrenched dogma)! This is an interesting article that revisits the myth that taxes on the rich are always a bad thing… www.washingtonpost.com

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How The Housing Bust Helps Get Disadvantaged Families Into Plush Homes

How The Housing Bust Helps Get Disadvantaged Families Into Plush Homes

With so much negativity surrounding the housing market these days, it’s good to know that some people down on their luck are actually getting a break and moving into houses that once were too expensive for their salaries.  Section 8, which several years ago seemed to be dying, is now very much alive and benefitting…  Continue Reading

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