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     Socially Responsible Investing

"Directors Lose Elections, but Not Seats:   Staying Power of Board Members Raises Questions About Investor Democracy" ,   Joann S. Lublin, The Wall Street Journal, Sep. 28, 2009.

Redefining Capitalism After the Fall,   Richard W. Stevenson, The New York Times, Apr. 18, 2009.

He Doesn’t Let Money Managers Off the Hook,   Gretchen Morgenson, The New York Times, Apr. 11, 2009.

After Losses, a Move to Reclaim Executives’ Pay,   Gretchen Morgenson, The New York Times, Feb. 21, 2009.

Liberalism:   Anatomy of an idea,   The Economist print edition, Feb. 5, 2009.

"We Need Sustainable Capitalism:   Nature does not do bailouts",   Al Gore and David Blood, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 5, 2008.

Wal-Mart's Desperate War Against Unionization,   ZP Heller, Brave New Films, 2008.



     The Economy

The Inflection Is Near?,   Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, Mar. 7, 2009.

How Low Can The Market Go?,   Henry Blodget, The Business Insider, Mar. 5, 2009.

Revenge of the Glut,   Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Mar. 1, 2009.

Propping Up a House of Cards,   Joe Nocera, The New York Times, Feb. 27, 2009.

Laissez-Faire Capitalism Has Failed,   Nouriel Roubini, Forbes.com, Feb. 19, 2009.

Decade at Bernie’s,   Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Feb. 15, 2009.

"Don't hope for discounts:   If deflation sticks around, history is clear: It's bad news for all but a few" ,   Laura Mandaro, MarketWatch, Feb. 13, 2009.

To save or to spend? Americans ponder their duty,   Andrea Hopkins, Reuters, Feb. 13, 2009.

Wave of Bad Debt Swamps Companies,   Jeffrey McCracken and Vishesh Kumar, The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 13, 2009.

Good Bank/New Bank vs. Bad Bank: a rare example of a no-brainer,   Willem Buiter, Financial Times, Feb. 8, 2009.

Trying to Help Financially Troubled Homeowners,   Vikas Bajaj and Tara Siegel Bernard, The New York Times, Feb. 5, 2009.

"We Can Do Better Than a 'Bad Bank':   And we already have the resources to recapitalize lenders." ,   George Soros, The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 4, 2009.

The game changer,   George Soros, Financial Times, Jan. 28, 2009.

Eight Structural Factors Undermining Any Turn-Around,   Simon Smelt, Prudent Bear, Jan. 26, 2009.

Bad Faith Economics ,   Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Jan. 25, 2009.

Six Errors on the Path to the Financial Crisis,   Alan S. Blinder, The New York Times, Jan. 24, 2009.

The Economy Needs Corporate Governance Reform,   Carl C. Icahn, The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 23, 2009.

The right and wrong way to bail out the banks,   George Soros, Financial Times, Jan. 22, 2009.

Fiscal Therapy,   David Cay Johnston, Mother Jones, Jan. 4, 2009.

It Might Appear that Some Agents become Risk-Loving,   Mark Thoma, Economist's View blog, Jan. 3, 2009.

Foundations of Crisis,   Doug Casey, InvestorsInsight blog, Dec. 29, 2008.

Video: The Mortgage Meltdown,   Scott Pelley, CBS News: 60 Minutes, Dec. 14, 2008. (12.5 minutes)

Why home values may take decades to recover,   Dennis Cauchon, USA Today, Dec. 12, 2008.

Fighting Foreclosures, F.D.I.C. Chief Draws Fire,   Charles Duhigg, The New York Times, Dec. 10, 2008.

"The Economy Fell off the Cliff:   SPIEGEL Interview With George Soros",   SPEIGEL.com, Nov. 24, 2008.

What’s So Bad About Deflation? Remembering Irving Fisher,   Phil Izzo, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 20, 2008.

The Paradox of Deleveraging Will Be Broken,   Paul McCulley, PIMCO, Nov. 13, 2008.

The End,   Michael Lewis, Portfolio.com, Nov. 11, 2008.
      By the author of Liar's Poker .

Detailed Causes of the Crisis and Post-Crisis,   "Dear John Thain", dearjohnthain.wordpress.com blog, Nov. 9, 2008.

The Obama Agenda,   Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Nov. 7, 2008.

DebtWatch No. 28 November 2008: What is Really Going On?,   Steve Keen, Steve Keen’s Oz Debtwatch, Nov. 2, 2008.

"Paulson tries again:   Unlike the UK plan, the revamped American bail-out puts banks first and taxpayers second",   Joseph Stiglitz, The Guardian, Oct. 16, 2008.

What Went Wrong,   Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima,and Jill Drew, The Washington Post, Oct. 15, 2008.

Drama Behind a $250 Billion Banking Deal,   Mark Landler and Eric Dash, The New York Times, Oct. 14, 2008.

Plan B: Flood Banks With Cash,   Floyd Norris, The New York Times, Oct. 9, 2008.

Taking Hard New Look at a Greenspan Legacy,   Peter S. Goodman, The New York Times, Oct. 8, 2008.

Financial crisis: the latest blow to free-market 'dogma',   David R. Francis, Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 6, 2008.

"Down hedge fund alley:   Wall Street's meltdown has claimed major scalps, but the smart Masters of the Universe had already escaped...",   Ed Pilkington, The Guardian, Oct. 4, 2008.

Audio: Another Frightening Show About the Economy,   Ira Glass, Alex Blumberg, and Adam Davidson, "This American Life." Chicago Public Radio, Oct. 3, 2008.
      A very clear conversational explanation of what's going on. (1 hour)

Live-Blogging the Roubini/Ritholtz Conference Call,   Mark Gongloff, The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 2, 2008.

"And then there were none : What the death of the investment bank means for Wall Street",   Economist.com from The Economist print edition, Sept. 23, 2008.

Video: "Crisis on Wall Street:   Princeton economists review recent developments on Wall Street...",   Department of Economics, Princeton University, Sept. 23, 2008.
      A bit technical and just over an hour long, but top-notch panelists and fascinating.

Rome Burns, Cox Chases Shorts, Arsonists Flee,   Commentary by Jonathan Weil, Bloomberg.com, Sept. 18, 2008.

Bankers Stare into the Abyss   Christopher Grey, PrudentBear Guest Commentary, Sept. 8, 2008.
      On leadership and character.

Happy Labor Day. Drop Dead. ,   Thomas Frank, Wall Street Journal, Sept. 3, 2008.

The Great Consumer Crash of 2009,   James Quinn, PrudentBear Guest Commentary, Aug. 19, 2008.
      A comprehensive-- and uncheerful-- summary of where we are and how we got here.

Wave Goodbye to the Invisible Hand,   Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post, Aug. 1, 2008.

The world cannot grow its way out of this slowdown,   Kenneth Rogoff, Financial Times, July 29, 2008.

"11 reasons America's a new socialist economy:   How free market ideology backfired, sabotaging capitalistic democracy",   Paul B. Farrell, MarketWatch, July 22, 2008.

Fannie Plan a `Disaster' to Rogers; Goldman Says Sell, Carol Massar and Eric Martin, Bloomberg.com, July 14, 2008.

Capitalism's Reality Check, E. J. Dionne Jr., The Washington Post, July 11, 2008.

Theodore J. Forstmann: The Credit Crisis Is Going to Get Worse, Brian M. Carney, The Wall Street Journal, July 5, 2008.

What Happens if We’re Wrong?, Peter L. Bernstein, New York Times, June 22, 2008.

Advice: Even Mild Inflation Should Scare You, Terry Savage, TheStreet.com, June 22, 2008.

Our Great Economic U-Turn, Thomas Frank, Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2008.

A Wish List for Fixing Wall Street, Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times, May 13, 2008.

Floating ‘Wage Insurance’ at Globalization Town Halls, Bob Davis, Wall Street Journal (WSJ.com, Real Time Economics blog), May 12, 2008.

Take financial talking-heads with a grain of salt, Mark Sellers, Financial Times, Apr. 5, 2008.

Fear of a Black Swan: Risk guru Nassim Taleb talks about why Wall Street fails to anticipate disaster, Eric Gelman, Fortune (CNNMoney.com), Apr. 3, 2008.

The rescue of Bear Stearns marks liberalisation’s limit, Martin Wolf, Financial Times, Mar. 25, 2008.

The B Word, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Mar. 17, 2008.

Remember, Cassandra was right!, James Montier, Société Générale, March 13, 2008.

Bernanke Playbook Gives Hints on Fed's Next Moves, Mark Gilbert, Bloomberg.com, Mar. 12, 2008.

Central bankers cannot stop this contagion, Wolfgang Münchau, Column in the Financial Times, Mar. 9, 2008.

Double Bubble Trouble, Stephen S. Roach (Morgan Stanley), Op-ed in the New York Times, Mar. 5, 2008.

The Fed In the Echo Chamber, Robert J. Samuelson, The Washington Post, Jan. 29, 2008.

The worst market crisis in 60 years, George Soros, Financial Times, Jan. 22, 2008.

Financialization: What It Is and Why It Matters, Thomas I. Palley, The Levy Economics Institute, Dec. 2007.

A Perfervid Moment, Global Central Bank Focus, Paul McCulley & Bun Bun, PIMCO, Dec. 28, 2007 (January 2008).
      quote: "...just trying to sort out the villains, the enablers, the fools and the blind."

You Can Almost Hear It Pop, Stephen S. Roach, Op-Ed, New York Times, Dec. 16, 2007.

Shilling Says Fed Is Missing Spread of Subprime Crisis: Video, Bloomberg.com, Dec. 12, 2007.

13 reasons Bush's bailout won't stop recession, Paul B. Farrell, MarketWatch, Dec. 10, 2007.

The Shadow Knows, Investment Outlook, Bill Gross, PIMCO, Dec. 2007.

Regulatory Debauchery, PrudentBear Featured commentary by Satyajit Das, Nov. 27, 2007.

A Reverse Minsky Journey, Paul McCulley, PIMCO, Oct. 2007.



     Noteworthy

Humor: Bearish, a song parody by versusplus, Aug. 10, 2007.


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