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A Reefer Journalist?

reefer imagesPay Czar Kenneth Feinberg is ordering firms that received government bailouts to “slash compensation to their highest-paid employees.”  One bank executive complained that the compensation restrictions “were clearly much worse than what had been anticipated.” Hey - read the small

A Nation of Peons?

peons imagesA Goldman Sachs International adviser defended compensation in the finance industry as his company plans a near-record year for pay, up 46% from last year, saying the spending will help boost the economy.

Friday October 23 2009

bernie imagesHour One: "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions

Thursday - October 22 2009

global warming imagesHour One: What's up with the Public Option? Peter DeFazio

Wednesday October 21 2009

newspapersHour One: Thom challenges John Lott on net nuetrality - If we don't have to pay extra for police or fire why should we pay extra for the internet?

Tuesday October 20th 2009

hate crimes imagesHour One: Do we sacrifice the future of a middle class in America - and the planet's health - so we can keep buying cheap goods from China?

Monday October 19th 2009

the warningHour One: "Impeach Obama?!" Why do conservatives have to resorts to lies and exaggerations? with Floyd Brown

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Obscene Pay?

goldman sachs imagesDemocratic underground is reporting that Goldman Sachs has a bonus bonanza - $23 billion in 2009 - double the bonus pool paid to employees in 2008. How much is $23, billion? It could have

Payday Lending or Loan Sharks?

loanshark imagesThe payday lending industry, hurt by losses in states that either refused to authorize their high-rate, short-term loans or moved to regulate finance charges, isn’t giving up without a fight. Payday lenders are out in full force in Wisconsin, where a legislative battl

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