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Day 1 October, 2008

More on the heist of the century

The free mar­ket preach­ers have long prac­tised state wel­fare for the rich.

Bail­ing out banks seems unpre­ced­en­ted, but the US government’s form in sub­sid­ising big busi­ness is well established.

What an emer­gency eco­nomic plan might look like if the U.S. was a real democracy.

Will Wall Street’s Melt­down Turn Amer­ica Into a Police State?

I’m not much of an Army Times reader, but after read­ing that a bri­gade was ship­ping from Iraq in Octo­ber to serve as “an on-call fed­eral response force for nat­ural or man­made emer­gen­cies and dis­asters, includ­ing ter­ror­ist attacks” in the home­land right before the elec­tion, my anten­nae perked up.