Shows featuring James Galbraith

  • Geithner Outlines Plan to Overhaul Nation’s Financial Regulatory System Geithnerweb090327
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner outlined plans Thursday to rewrite the nation’s financial rules as part of what the Wall Street Journal described as the most comprehensive changes to financial market regulation since the New Deal. Geithner’s plan includes the creation of a single regulator to monitor any firm whose failure could threaten the financial system. We speak with economist...
    March 27, 2009 | Story
  • Economist James Galbraith: Bailed-Out Banks Should Be Declared Insolvent Galbraithweb
    With estimates of the cost of addressing the financial crisis exceeding $9.7 trillion, we speak with economist and University of Texas professor James Galbraith, author of The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too. Galbraith says rather than pouring billions into propping up troubled giant banks, the government should declare them insolvent. [includes...
    February 10, 2009 | Story