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GETTING IT WRONG.

Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic. 9/10/2008, Vol. 239 Issue 4, p32-35. 4p. 1 Illustration.

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Abstract: The article reviews the book "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism," by Kevin Phillips.

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Sidelined.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 10/20/2011, Vol. 242 Issue 15, p6-8. 2p.

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Abstract: The article focuses on the U.S. Congress super committee in 2011 that is responsible for finding solutions to U.S. budget problems. Topics include the role of the super committee in relations to the appropriations committees in the U.S. House of Repres...

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Cleaning House.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 5/7/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 8, p12-14. 2p. 1 Illustration.

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Abstract: The author offers opinions on the collapse of the U.S. housing bubble and on government housing policy. The U.S. has traditionally encouraged home ownership through a variety of expensive financial supports and mortgage loan subsidies. These policies m...

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The Real Banker Boondoggle.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 9/23/2009, Vol. 240 Issue 17, p22-23. 2p.

Abstract: The article examines problems within the U.S. banking sector that led to the economic recession. While there was much aggravation about bonuses that were extended to bankers who had required money from the nation’s stimulus package, the author attests ...

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Subprime Offender.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 9/10/2007, Vol. 237 Issue 5, p14-15. 2p.

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Abstract: In this article the author examines an aspect of the financial situation regarding subprime home loans. According to the author ratings agencies, organizations that evaluate the risks inherent in a loan, failed to adequately warn lenders abut the pitfa...

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MAYBE IT'S WITH THE WMD.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 2/14/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 5, p8-9. 2p.

Abstract: Reports that as much as $8.8 billion in reconstruction funds are unaccounted for by the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Iraq. Reference to an audit report prepared by Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart W. Bowen Junior; Di...

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Budget Crunch.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 1/27/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 3, p10-11. 2p.

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Abstract: Highlights the strategy of the administration of U.S. President George Bush in covering budget cuts in 2004. Factors which push Bush to freeze nondefense discretionary spending; Budget increases promoted by Bush in 2002; Budget delays in 2003.

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Stock Answer.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 7/29/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 5, p12-13. 2p.

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Abstract: Discusses how U.S. politicians, who expressed plans of running in the 2004 presidential election, try to use financial scandals against U.S. President George W. Bush and against one another. Criticisms against Bush expressed by Joe Lieberman; Benefit ...

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WELFARE CHECK.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 09/28/98, Vol. 219 Issue 13, p9-10. 2p.

Abstract: Focuses on the welfare budget surpluses of U.S. states in 1998. Effects of the 1996 welfare reform initiated by the Clinton administration; Highlights of a General Accounting Office report on how states use their excess welfare funds; Attributions to ...

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The Jungle.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 02/19/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 8, p23-27. 5p. 1 Color Photograph.

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Abstract: Reports on the economic struggles of the Internet-based retail company Amazon.com Inc. Impact of a slowing Internet economy on such online companies as Amazon; Reaction by Amazon to layoff several of its customer service workforce; Work environment for...

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