Noam Scheiber

Noam Scheiber appears in the following:

The "Fight For 15" Movement in 2017

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Noam Scheiber updates us on the nationwide “Fight For 15” protests among low-wage workers following Donald Trump’s election and his appointment of Andrew Puzder to be secretary of labor.

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Verizon Workers On Strike

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Almost 40,000 Verizon workers walked off the job Wednesday in what's being called the biggest US workers strike in years.

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The Super Rich Have Built a Private Tax System — And It's Totally Legal

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

A new investigation finds that the wealthiest Americans have fought for—and largely won—a two-tiered tax system, complete with loopholes that benefit the one percent.

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Former AIG Exec Challenges Bailout

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A real life courtroom drama is playing out this week—the former head of AIG is challenging the legal justification for the government's bailout of his company.

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Elizabeth Warren and the Democrats' Divide

Thursday, November 14, 2013

In his profile of Elizabeth Warren, Noam Scheiber, senior editor at The New Republic, argues that there are big changes taking place within the Democratic party, particularly an emerging anti-corporate strain. But is it really on the verge of a split?

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The Escape Artists

Friday, March 09, 2012

Senior editor of The New Republic Noam Scheiber looks at President Obama's handling of the economy in his new book The Escape Artists: How Obama's Team Fumbled the Recovery.

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Did the Obama Administration Fumble the Recovery?

Monday, March 05, 2012

Four months before President Obama was sworn into office, the investment bank Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy, setting off a panic throughout the country and much of the world. Coming on the heels of the bank bailout and the subprime mortgage crisis, President Obama's primary focus became the economy. One of the major questions facing his administration now is how well Obama and his team handled the fallout after the economic crash.

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Transfer of Power

Monday, November 10, 2008

Timothy Noah, senior editor at Slate, and editor of Reputation: Portraits in Power, talks about who Obama shouldn't pick for his cabinet. And Noam Scheiber, senior editor of The New Republic discusses the transfer of power and Obama's decisions so far as President-Elect.

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