Monthly Archives: March 2009

Restructure, Restructure, Restructure

The Obama administration has lost patience with General Motors and has demanded that it restructure before it will get any more government help. That seems logical enough. Yet, when both the Obama administration and the Bush administration have given hundreds … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Politics | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

BDR Massacre Photos Surface On The Internet

Photographs purporting to depict the moments before the massacre at BDR Headquarters on February 25th have surfaced on Facebook and a number of Bengali blogs. It is unclear who leaked these photographs and why they were leaked. In one of … Continue reading

Posted in Bangladesh | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments

Joseph Stiglitz: “Robbery Of The American People”

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz does not like the Geithner plan: “The Geithner plan is very badly flawed,” Stiglitz told Reuters in an interview during a Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s plan to … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Fight The Good Fight

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is one tough human being: Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat of Florida, kicked off a breast cancer awareness campaign today with disclosures of her own that hadn’t been widely known before now. The congresswoman revealed over … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Society | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Wall Street Hearts Geithner

After the Treasury Department released the refurbished plan to buy up “legacy assets” (formerly known by the less tasteful moniker “toxic assets”) Wall Street responded with two thumbs up. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has gone from goat to hero in … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off