Stories by Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Spitzer is former governor of New York. He hosts the show "Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer" on Current TV and blogs at Slate.com. subscribe to Eliot Spitzer's feed

Posted on: Jan 3, 2013, Source: Slate

Why did the president agree to a fiscal cliff deal without the debt ceiling being lifted?

Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: Slate

Republicans lose and progressives have the potential to be winners.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2012, Source: Slate

Ownership can be more powerful than regulation in stopping harmful activity.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2012, Source: Slate

A tax on financial transactions will give us gobs of revenue.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2012, Source: Slate

The public wants to know if Mourdock's statement that rape is "something God intended to happen" is part of Mitt's worldview.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: Slate

If we appear queasy in our dedication to the founding principle of free speech and tolerance, we give sustenance to those who would squelch it.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Big Pharma gets a Big Fine. Will it be enough to prevent future criminal behavior?

Posted on: Mar 5, 2012, Source: Slate

The credit-default hypocrites are back in business.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2012, Source: Slate

With the economic argument failing, the Republican Party is searching for another argument. Hence the rise of Santorum.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: Slate

Mitt Romney's large investment income has spurred arguments about whether to raise the tax on capital gains.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2012, Source: Slate

Obama wants an hour for his speech. Here’s how he can do better in 10 minutes.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2012, Source: Slate

It's time to establish policies to restore the American middle class, reduce inequality, and improve America’s competitiveness.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2011, Source: Slate

If the public exercised its ownership capacity by influencing board member selection, compensation, and political donations, then these companies would be fundamentally altered.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2011, Source: Slate

How will the president turn his newfound devotion to progressive era principles into actions? And what will OWS do next?

Posted on: Dec 1, 2011, Source: Slate

The CEOs of major banks maintained they were in good financial shape. Meanwhile, they secretly borrowed massive amounts from the government to stay afloat.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2011, Source: Slate

OWS brought the issues of equity, fairness, justice, income distribution, and accountability for the economic cataclysm front and center.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: NewDeal 2.0

Now we learn that Geithner told AIG to withhold details from the public about the billions it handed to banks during the crisis.