Daley’s View: Bernanke Out. Who Steps In?

One of the great Inside the Beltway debates this August is about who should replace Ben Bernanke who is retiring as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve.

So who cares?

Summers: Silent on Wall Street Accountability

Well, you probably should.

Much of the talk is about Larry Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury, former Obama economics advisor, former President of Harvard

University, and current Wall Street investor.

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Occupy Protests Have Shifted National Dialogue, 2012 Elections Loom

The Occupy protests that have sprouted up in over a thousand cities nationwide have had a profound effect on the political landscape. Barely four months ago, the dominant narrative was that the country is broke and we have to tighten our belts through “fiscal austerity,” with nary a mention of income inequality and who pays the price of “austerity” policies (hint: not the 1 percent). Today, even Republican presidential nominees are sniping back and forth about who is the wealthiest, and the framing of the 99 percent movement is widely used by politicians and in the media. Read more