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Monterey County was poised for a rooftop Renaissance. Then Fannie and Freddie crashed the party.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  07-30-2010  |  Environment

Comrade Bush Nationalizes the Banksnew

The panicky flight from free-market orthodoxy in the United States is bound to fuel a revival of government intervention and welfare-state policies in the rest of the world. In the United States itself, however, they are likely to hang the wrong culprit in the end.
The Georgia Straight  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  09-24-2008  |  Economy

Lehman Brothers Calls McCain's Bluffnew

Lehman goes bust. Merrill Lynch sells out. Freddie and Fannie had to be nationalized. WaMu teeters. Wall Street plummets down a black hole. And the entire global economy braces for a prolonged plunge. Somehow I just don't think that the national conversation is going to turn back to the merits or demerits of porcine makeup.
L.A. Weekly  |  Marc Cooper  |  09-19-2008  |  Commentary

What We Missed While Obsessing Over Palinnew

What is interesting about America's fascination with Sarah Palin is that, while the world was watching her, few were watching the world.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Nsenga Burton  |  09-17-2008  |  Commentary

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