Recession Way Not Over: Krugman

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New Orleans To be clear Paul Krugman, the Princeton-based, Nobel prize winning, New York Times writing columnist has a dog in this race:  he argued that the stimulus package to pull out of the recession needed to be way bigger from the get-go.  But, looking past the “I told you so,” he is dead on …

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Ending Real Estate Broker Bribes

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New Orleans After years of pleading from tens of groups, the lackadaisical Federal Reserve with its laissez faire view of its regulatory responsibility, finally outlawed the infamous “yield spread premium” enjoyed for years by real estate brokers and their co- conspirator lenders, both of whom continue to have escaped any accountability for the real estate …

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Tactics and Strategy When Law Has No Meaning

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Tegucigalpa Dilcia Zavala, ACORN Honduras director in Tegucigalpa, led us across town until to Colonia Ramon Amaya Amador near the international airport where we parked on a rough, unpaved road and walked into a garage where more 60 people, virtually all women, were already seated waiting for us.  For the next several hours we were …

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