Elizabeth Warren Assails Special AIG Tax Deal Allowing Company to Pay No Taxes on Profits

By: Monday March 12, 2012 12:10 pm

Elizabeth Warren, running for Senate in Massachusetts, today called attention to a stealth bailout of AIG through special tax breaks created for them and other bailed-out companies. Warren showed some independence from the Administration and joined a bipartisan group of her former colleagues on the Congressional Oversight Panel, the group that oversaw TARP, to assail the tax preferences for AIG, and demand that Congress change the law to end them.


Damon Silvers Blasts Treasury, Tries to Get Them to Wake Up on Mortgage Fraud

By: Thursday October 28, 2010 4:35 pm

I want to focus in on Damon Silvers. He’s the director of policy and Special Counsel for the AFL-CIO, and a member of the panel. And his performance yesterday was remarkable. “We are faced with a choice here,” Silvers closed. “We can either have a rational resolution to the foreclosure crisis or we can preserve the capital structure of the banks. We can’t do both.”

James Galbraith: What Obama Could Do Now

By: Friday October 15, 2010 12:40 pm

Jamie Galbraith responds to the question: What can Obama do now, without the need of 60 votes in the Senate, to address our current problems?

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