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  1. Defeat without end: 'Why is our economy tanking? The war, the war, the war'
  2. ExxonMobil sets annual profit record: $40.6B
  3. U.S. employers slashed payrolls in January
  4. this forum should be called "political economy"
  5. Chomsky on the Rise of the South
  6. Recession is here - economists
  7. Recession to be longer than usual: UMich
  8. The Bush Bust of '08: “It's All Downhill From Here, Folks”
  9. Figures on the REAL economy
  10. GM offers all U.S. union workers buyouts
  11. US Tax Payer to Bail Out Bankers From Default - The Mother of All Rip-offs
  12. GM offers buyouts to 74,000
  13. FDIC Girds For Bank Failures
  14. Bottom dollar
  15. Housing in 'deepest, most rapid' decline since Great Depression
  16. Fed and Treasury Chiefs Fiddle as Economy Plummets
  17. International experts foresee collapse of U.S. economy
  18. Most Economists Say Recession Has Arrived as Outlook Darkens
  19. US economic outlook 'worsening'
  20. Perfect metaphor (personified by the baboon)
  21. Oil sets new record above $118 a barrel on supply concerns
  22. Euro breaks the $1.60 barrier
  23. All of Inflation’s Little Parts
  24. Oil Trades Near $120 After Rising to Record on Economic Data
  25. Economic Collapse in September?
  26. U.S. Economy: Home Resales Decline, Inventories Jump (Update3)
  27. How do we make the future something worth discussing?
  28. Continental Airlines to cut 3,000 jobs, capacity
  29. Home foreclosures set record in first quarter
  30. Oil Rises to Record on Weakening Dollar
  31. Folks, we'll be looking at some astounding inflation numbers soon.
  32. YT: Ron Paul Financial Services Hearing - July 10, 2008
  33. Many more US bank failures likely after IndyMac
  34. US Treasury ready to put billions into bailout of America’s mortgage system
  35. Swan Song for Fanny Mae
  36. The dismal outlook that propaganda cannot hide
  37. The US Military oil consumption
  38. The real-estate market in Wichita has come to a complete halt.
  39. U.S. Spending Rises; Prices Jump the Most Since 1981 (Update2)
  40. House Passes Bill to Close Pay Gap Between Women and Men
  41. The Real State of the US Economy
  42. This time, wage slaves can't revolt- Bernanke is counting on a weak labor market
  43. Greenback Surges, Euro Shrivels by Mike Whitney
  44. For those who think China's 2 trillion in foreign reserves is wealth. It's not.
  45. Paragraphs of the day
  46. Volcker Says Finance System `Broken,' Losses May Rise (Update1)
  47. The meltdown thread
  48. Treasury seizes Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to bolster housing market
  49. "Where's The Ref?" by Barry Ritholtz
  50. Market Crash has still not hit main street – yet
  51. The Damage Deepens: The U.S. Records Another Huge Accounts Deficit
  52. C-Span from House floor- D.Ohio Marcy Kaptur giving bailout all hell
  53. Happy Days - or else.
  55. keyword: kleptocracy
  56. Three quality articles at Weekend CounterPunch on economic crisis
  57. Kaboom!...and bust. The crash of 2008 (Sunday Times)
  58. If you think this bailout isn't a planned looting, you need to see this
  59. The Insanity of the $700 Billion Giveaway
  60. Mayor Mike Bloomberg for Treasury Secretary
  61. YT: Ron Paul on Fox Business News 9/24
  62. RealNews: "Once in a century rip-off"
  63. Hundreds of Economists Urge Congress Not to Rush on Rescue Plan
  64. How McCain Stirred a Simmering Pot (WP Breakdown of the handout)
  65. Conservatives Viewed Bailout Plan as Last Straw (NYT)
  66. From Enron to the Financial Crisis, With Alan Greenspan in Between
  67. Critical viewing. Urgent. Please watch this.
  68. Auto Sales Tank: Astonishing Data
  69. Germany takes hot seat as Europe falls into the abyss
  70. Oil, war, lies and bulls**t'
  71. Berlusconi Says Leaders May Close World's Markets
  72. George Soros on Bill Moyer's Journal of 10/10/08
  73. Krugman Wins Economics Nobel
  74. U.S. Stocks Drop Most Since Crash of 1987 on Recession Concerns
  75. Nouriel Roubini on Charlie Rose 10/14/2008
  76. "The October Surprise: Global Panic" by Stephen Lendman
  77. The myths about the credit “freeze”
  78. YT: Ron Paul on the economy and handout
  79. Obama's Economic Team - Good, bad, or ugly?
  80. AIG in talks with Fed over new bail-out
  81. Circuit City, Electronics Retailer, Seeks Bankruptcy (Update5)
  82. Race for the bottom: DOW v NIKKEI
  83. The End by Michael Lewis
  84. Hitting the nail on the Fed: The dismantling the Fed thread
  85. Economists Debate: What Should Be Accomplished at the G20?
  86. How To Fix Our Banking System: The “Genesis” Plan
  87. George Carlin Circling the Drain Thread
  88. 700 Billion Bail Out: "A Revolver to our heads"
  89. 30 reasons for Great Depression 2 by 2011
  90. A Sea of Unwanted Imports
  91. China fears job riots
  92. Boom turns to gloom as crisis hits Dubai
  93. Time for a Bank Holiday by William Greider
  94. California and California cities
  95. Crisis cartoons and images
  96. IMF Needs Its Own Rescue Package Now
  97. America’s Economic Crisis Is Beyond The Reach of Traditional Solutions
  98. Ron Paul: The Austrians Were Right
  99. Soros Interview, 'The Economy Fell off the Cliff'
  100. Rubinomics Recalculated
  101. What Barack Obama Needs to Know About Tim Geithner, the AIG Fiasco and Citigroup
  102. Financial Bailout Balloons to the Trillions
  103. Fed Commits $800 Billion More to Unfreeze Lending (Update5)
  104. State of New Jersey Is Insolvent
  105. Hey U.S., welcome to the Third World!
  106. Obama criticised for economic team's link to failed bank chief
  107. Schwarzenegger declares fiscal emergency
  108. Economy: Obama chooses those who have a record of failure
  109. The financial crisis of the states thread
  110. Carmakers panic over sales gridlock
  111. Capitalist Fools by Joseph E. Stiglitz
  112. Analyst: Chrysler can't survive even with aid
  113. Peter Schiff The Real News Network Great Depression?
  114. Time to Redefine the Economic Paradigm
  115. KB Toys Faces Liquidation
  116. Madoff Confessed $50 Billion Fraud to Workers Before FBI Arrest
  117. Signs of the Times.
  118. Top banks admit huge losses in Wall Street 'pyramid' fraud
  119. A Ponzi Scheme that is Bigger than Bernard Madoff’s
  120. WTO Bleeding American Economy Dry
  121. IMF chief issues stark warning on economic crisis
  122. SEC Whistleblower Speaks on Madoff Fraud
  123. Muslims Plan Boycott Of American Goods
  124. The Obama/Biden Economic Plan is finally out
  125. Japan’s production falls record 9.6%
  126. Global Worries Over U.S. Stimulus Spending
  127. The layoff thread
  128. Britain is facing return of three-day week
  129. Thousands of Russians march in protest over Vladimir Putin and the economy
  130. (NYT) Global Worries Over U.S. Stimulus Spending
  131. What the US Presidency Needs to Know About the Russians
  132. The World is Facing the First Truly Global Economic Crisis
  133. Enough Bad Banks; We Need Good Ones in a New System
  134. StimulusWatch.org
  135. Tax Solution to Wretched Greed
  136. Europe's Growing Crisis Puts the Fed at Risk
  137. Folding dealers shock car buyers with unpaid liens
  138. China: Up To 26M Migrants Now Jobless
  139. "Bailouts for Bunglers" by Paul Krugman
  140. Treasury needs to borrow $493B in current quarter
  141. The Next Catastrophe (Pension fund thread)
  142. New jobless claims surge to 26-year high
  143. A New New Deal under Obama?
  144. Fantastic reader's comment on today's (2/6) Krugman column
  145. Forecast 2009: There Will Be Blood
  146. As the economy sinks, bartering rises again in Russia
  147. Balkan basket case
  148. Geithner Says Bank-Rescue Plans May Reach $2 Trillion (Update1)
  149. Schwarzenegger to send layoff warnings to 20,000 workers
  150. How realistic is a North American currency?
  151. Sirius could file bankruptcy as early as Tuesday
  152. YT: Jim Rogers : We Don't Have a Plan 11 Feb 2009
  153. link to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 from GovTrack
  154. Hard to see where jobs will come from
  155. Japan’s GDP Shrinks 12.7%, Most Since 1974 Oil Shock (Update2)
  156. WSJ details the $787 billion
  157. U.S. stimulus-related debt "could hurt investors," China warns
  158. Get Ready for Mass Retail Closings
  159. Dow Industrials Close at Six-Year Low
  160. Japan falls into spiral of despair
  161. The Perfect Storm: Financial Crisis of Epic Proportions
  162. Latvian debt is given junk status
  163. Hungary on edge of bankruptcy
  164. The Four R's of Restoring the Economy
  165. The Language of Looting
  166. The Greatest Depression Under Way
  167. Abolish the Federal Reserve
  168. A.I.G. Planning Huge Bonuses After $170 Billion Bailout
  169. The first barons of banking
  170. No Return to Normal: Why the economic crisis, and its solution, by James K. Galbraith
  171. Rapid declines in manufacturing spread global anxiety
  172. Fed launches $1.2 trillion bid to revive economy
  173. The Big Takeover- Rolling Stone
  174. Bernanke: Regulatory Overhaul Needed to Prevent Future Global Financial Shocks
  175. YT: Peter Schiff is riveting on Morning Joe!!
  176. Mr. Taleb Goes to Washington
  177. 7 states see jobless rate top 10 percent
  178. Call for global currency wins int'l backing
  179. What Ails America? Giving 20% of Our Money to the Rich
  180. A Tale of Two Depressions
  181. Glimmer’s of Hope, or just a cruel hoax?
  182. Chinese coming back to Marx amid crisis
  183. The Nail In Our Economic Coffin
  184. Bank Profits, Banker Pay and Other Banker Tricks
  185. Obama administration spearheads wage cuts for American workers
  186. How tax havens helped to create a crisis
  187. How the Recession Changed the Game of Monopoly
  188. US: Cuts in Social Security, Medicare to pay for bank bailouts
  189. The Toll Booth Economy
  190. Banks Use Life Insurance to Fund Bonuses
  191. On the Edge with Max Keiser - 22 May 2009
  192. Time to Be Afraid
  193. Peter Schiff: Dollar Alert! We are in deep trouble
  194. Placebo Presidency: A Call for the Audacity of Hopelessness by Phil Rockstroh
  195. The Deeper Origins of the Economic Crisis
  196. On the Edge with Max Keiser - 29 May09 joined by Michael Hudson
  197. Fighting America's 'Financial Oligarchy'
  198. two dynamics to keep firmly in mind when making any financial decisions today:
  199. Black Swan Fund Makes a Big Bet on Inflation
  200. Zoellick Warns Stimulus ‘Sugar High’ Won’t Stem Unemployment
  201. Economic 1984 doublespeak thread
  202. Unemployment "less than expected" as BLS fakes 220,000 jobs
  203. On the Edge with Max Keiser - 05 June 2009
  204. Max Keiser - Explains the Zig Zag
  205. Markets soar as Americans Wealth Falls $1 trillion+
  206. Why Orthodox Economics Fails
  207. Paul Craig Roberts interview
  208. On the Edge with Max Keiser - 12 June 2009
  209. YT: Peter Schiff Vlog Report 12 june 2009
  210. On the Edge with Max Keiser - 19 June 2009
  211. On the Edge with Max Keiser - 26 June 2009
  212. "The Wall Street Whitehouse", Alexander Cockburn
  213. Challenging free market economics
  214. Crash - Why it happened and what to do about it, by Real-world Economics Review
  215. 1984ish Headline & Story: Consumer Prices Jump, Down From Last Year
  216. U.S. Bank Failures Rise to 72 With Collapses in Florida, Oregon
  217. USA Economy/Debts
  218. They want to demolish Chiquola Mill.
  219. New Online Alternative Currency System
  220. New Socialist blog needs contributing writers!
  221. Michael Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story"
  222. Some Very Creative Economic Fix-Its