Moyers & Company: How Big Banks are Rewriting the Rules of our Economy

Dandelion Salad
January 27, 2012

Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup chairman John Reed and former Senator Byron Dorgan to explore how our political and financial class shift economic benefits to the very top.

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Dodd and Dorgan Depart by Ralph Nader

by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
Jan. 8, 2010

Ralph Nader after the speech - Green Lecture

Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

The retiring of veteran Democratic Senators, Christopher Dodd, age 65, of Connecticut and Byron Dorgan, age 67, of North Dakota, have some short and long term consequences for the Democratic Party and its members.

Senator Dodd’s announcement that he was finished did not surprise me. He was going through difficult times with his health, the loss of his closest sibling, and his closest friend in the Senate – Ted Kennedy – and was not inclined to battle through an uphill fight for re-election. 2010 is, arguably, the most important legislative year of his career for financial and health insurance reforms.

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