Cleaning Up After the Conservatives

Cullen, Jim
October 2008
Progressive Populist;Oct2008, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p1
The article focuses on the Republicans' reaction to the U.S. government bailout of Wall Street to cater the global financial meltdown. It notes the nationalization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by Treasury Secreatary Henry Paulson, the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, and Federal Reserves' bridge loan to AIG insurance company. It also presents comments on the issue such as from Bernie Horn, senior fellow of the progressive Campaign for America's Future and Senator Bernie Sanders.


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