Article: Michael Moore's CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY

Populist director Michael Moore takes a stab at the fat cats of Wall Street in his latest film CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY, a documentary about the financial crisis of 2007-2009 and the subsequent stimulus and bailout packages. CAPITALISM echoes similar themes from a 2003 Canadian documentary THE CORPORATION, a critical examination of the modern-day corporation and its behavior towards society.

Environmental Bailout?

Article: Environmental Bailout?

The environment needs a bailout. However, there is an inherent quirk in the way the American economy works that makes environmental bailout an unlikely prospect for America. The way free markets work depends on the use of capital. There are two types of capital this article is concerned with; human capital, which are workers, and…

Words from President Clinton

Article: Words from President Clinton

On a clear Monday night in October, in a West Village penthouse, a former president spoke to some of his former constituents. As the sun dipped behind the New Jersey skyline, casting a golden-pink glow over the city’s rooftops, President Clinton took the microphone and spoke about what the world will look like after Bush…

What House?

Article: What House?

Many may be surprised to learn that come November 4, we’ll have to decide more than just who we put in the White House. That’s right, there’s another house in Washington that needs its seats filled—that’s House of Representatives, where every seat is up for grabs this fall. Somehow this fact seems to be as…