Today’s Stories of Interest

Michael Wilson discusses a potentially terrible byproduct of the Citizens United decision- will it allow employers to put more political pressure on their employees? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-j-wilson/businesses-can-now-legall_b_480028.html

Reposting a Joseph Stiglitz interview on why proposed banking reform is completely inadequate. This is a long, substantive interview with the Nobel prize-winning economist who has been a booming voice for reform, and this interview should be reread till it’s seared into your brain: http://www.alternet.org/story/145773/joseph_stiglitz%3A_bankers_made_reckless_bets_on_the_economy%2C_kn…owing_taxpayers_were_going_to_pick_up_the_tab/?page=entire

Sebastian Jones wonders why it’s so hard for media outlets to make “commentators” and “analysts” to disclose their corporate ties when they arebeing interviewed: http://www.thenation.com/doc/20100301/jones.  Jones’ interview with Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman is here: http://www.thenation.com/doc/20100308/jones_video

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