December 14, 2012 · 0 Comments
By William K. Black: Why is HSBC still in operation? On the same day that the Obama administration leaked the story of the HSBC settlement a story ran in the New York Times that was full of self-praise by the Obama and Cameron (U.K.) governments for their “cooperative approach” to cracking down on systemically dangerous institutions (SDIs).
By William K. Black: The New York Times produces profiles of national leaders like Italy’s Mario Monti and Ecuador’s Rafael Correa. I invite readers to contrast the worshipful treatment accorded Monti ...
By Dean Baker: Europe has an enormous problem of youth unemployment, this is not really disputable. The NYT ran a major article on the topic that focused on the situation in France.
By Costas Panayotakis: In "As the Bailouts Continue in Europe, So Does the Flouting of Rules" Landon Thomas Jr. invokes Greece as a prime example of the fact that “[b]ailouts beget more bailouts.”
By Cameron Abadi: When Germans vote in next year’s national election, they will have the choice between two candidates who hold the distinction of having been repeatedly insulted by Paul Krugman.
By Costas Panayotakis: In her most recent article on the Greek privatization program, Liz Alderman leaves the reader with the impression that privatization is the only option left for a country suffering from a deep depression. She builds up this thesis through a selection of sources that is as ‘fair and balanced’ as the Fox network.
By Costas Panayotakis: Mr. Fuchtel’s statement is hardly an innocent one, since it was clearly aimed to justify these thousands of death sentences.
By Costas Panayotakis: Readers of this column are familiar with the ways that The New York Times has obfuscated and misrepresented social, political and economic developments in contemporary Greece.
By Dean Baker: A NYT article on the problems facing France’s president Francoise Hollande included several peculiar assertions. At one point it noted Hollande’s efforts to meet a ...
By Costas Panayotakis: In an editorial published on October 29, 2012 The New York Times rightly criticizes the prosecution of Greek investigative journalist Kostas Vaxevanis, who published the names contained in a list of Greek citizens who had Swiss bank accounts and some of whom may have been guilty of tax evasion.« Previous Page — Next Page »