Tag Archives: FDIC

Here comes the next bank bailout

This morning I found a cute little article about a very non-cute topic. It turns out the FDIC’s bank insurance fund dropped 20% in the 2nd quarter, to a rather alarming balance of $10.4 billion. What the article failed to … Continue reading

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Co-ops fall down

There has been a bit of bad news in the co-op world this week, which has subdued my usual bubbly enthusiasm for all things cooperative. I generally am very upbeat about how co-ops can help solve our economic problems, but … Continue reading

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End the bailouts!

One of the biggest problems about all these bailouts is that we are repeatedly throwing money at the very institutions and people who wrecked the economy. We’re rewarding those who got us into this mess, mostly by virtue of the … Continue reading

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