Tag: 2008 financial crisis

Flashback: Media Lovefest over Barack Obama’s First 100 Days

The media’s framing for former President Barack Obama’s first 100 days began with the premise that his very presence in the White House was “historic.” Obama was praised for aggressively pursuing a bold policy agenda and reversing the policies of his predecessor.

Steven Mnuchin: ‘Regulation Is Killing Community Banks’

The highlight of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s confirmation hearing so far was his rousing defense of community banks against overbearing federal regulations. “Regulation is killing community banks,” he declared, and if the process is not reversed, we could “end up

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France Declares State of Economic Emergency

As investor sentiment plunges across the world, President François Hollande of France has unveiled an economic plan to deal with what he describes as his country’s “state of economic emergency”. Setting out a new €2 billion (£1.5 billion) job creation plan