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Stories by Marshall Auerback
Marshall Auerback is a market analyst and commentator.
The High-Tech Wall Street Rip-Off Setting the Media on Fire
Posted on: Apr 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Dangerous and predatory high-frequency trading is bad for markets, bad for regular people and bad for society.
Think the Tea Party Is Crazy? Europe's Rising Neo-Fascism Is a Taste of What's Coming If Austerity Prevails in America
Posted on: Nov 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Cutting social programs and government investment is a recipe for the growth of fascism.
A Bold Plan for All the Detroits Out There
Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: New Economic Perspectives
A bailout is not the answer. What's needed are jobs and decent demand in the economy.
Cyprus Fallout: Is Your Money Safer in a Mattress?
Posted on: Mar 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet
As long as banking activities are allowed to run against the public good, deposits will always be at risk.
Why America Doesn't Want "Bipartisan" Budget Agreements
Posted on: Mar 8, 2013, Source: New Economic Perspectives
If Democrats and Republicans get along in Washington, you can kiss economic recovery good-bye.
How the Economic Quacks Promoting Austerity Will Increase the Deficit
Posted on: Feb 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet
The deficit has been falling, but cuts in government investment will only blow it back up.
How Conservatives Who Block Minimum Wage Hikes are Destroying the Economy
Posted on: Feb 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Raising the minimum wage helps the real job creators: ordinary, hard-working Americans.
Credit Ratings Agencies Are Pimps of Wall Street: It's Time to Ban Them!
Posted on: Feb 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Firms like Standard & Poor, charged with fraud by the DOJ, are criminally incompetent and serve no public purpose.
Obama's New Treasury Secretary Has to Work for the Public, Not Wall Street Hustlers
Posted on: Jan 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet
We desperately need to downsize our financial system, but Citigroup alumnus Jack Lew is not the man for the job.
Why Even a Deal on the Budget Is Bad for the American Economy
Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: New Economic Perspectives
Outcomes range from slowdown to outright recession. And it's all totally unnecessary.
Populist Revolution? How a Bold New Voter Coalition Can Reshape the Nation
Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Minorities, independent women, gays, working-class white voters, and younger people overcame through high turnout a fierce social conservative block.
Why an Unstable Middle East Could Mean an Environmental and Economic Catastrophe
Posted on: Sep 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet
As the Arab Spring gives way to heated conflict, look for high gas prices and more pollution.
Memo to the Punditocracy: Public Sector Jobs Are Real Jobs!
Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: CounterPunch
Full employment should be front and center on our national agenda. So why are even liberals attacking public jobs and vocations?
GOP: A Party That Hates Women
Posted on: Aug 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Romney and Ryan envision an anti-woman economy and society, but women are increasingly key to winning elections.
Top 5 Reasons Why Raising the Minimum Wage Is Good for You and Me
Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet
A raise in the minimum wage is smart economics and beneficial to society. So what are we waiting for?
So-Called Fiscal Cliff Is Baloney; Our Economy Can Recover if Obama Focuses on What We Really Need: Jobs!
Posted on: Jul 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Talk about deficits and tax cuts distracts us from the great New Deal lesson: An economy recovers when people go back to work.
Big Trouble for U.S.? Europe's Banking Crisis Moves Closer to a Lehman Brothers Moment
Posted on: Jul 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The recent euro summit did nothing to alleviate the problems that created the crisis in the first place.
5 Reasons Greece and the Rest of the Eurozone Are On the Road to Hell
Posted on: Jun 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Despite mainstream press claims to the contrary, the crisis has by no means been averted.
A World of Trouble if the Spanish Banking Crisis Spreads
Posted on: Jun 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Until flaws in the euro are addressed, the crisis is likely to simmer on.
European People Have Rejected Austerity Madness: Will the U.S. Get the Message?
Posted on: May 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The Greek and French elections show that the electorate wants real income growth and jobs -- and they are clear that austerity is undermining both.
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