Max Keiser probes away on my recent visit to China. We delve into the Chinese development model.
April 13, 2010 — This time Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert look at the scandals of financial crisis show trials in America; Citigroup alleges they could not possibly have predicted the collapse of a very obvious housing bubble; and former Fed Chairman, Alan Greenspan, tells the show trial commissioners that the financial world is far too complex for mere mortals. In the second half of the show, Max talks to economist Dean Baker about Citigroup’s alleged profits.
By Dean Baker
t r u t h o u t | Perspective
Monday 28 January 2008
We all know the story of the “nanny state.” That is what conservatives call a government that ensures people have basic necessities like decent childcare and decent health care. Conservatives deride the idea the government should have to provide such services to people, because people really should be able to look out for themselves. In the view of conservatives, people don’t need the government to act like a nanny to ensure they are protected.