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Elizabeth Warren: Why We DO Need A New Regulatory Agency

By Women's Voices For Change
At WVFC, we’ve often highlighted the work of Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel (who’s a Harvard Law professor teaching contract law, bankruptcy and commercial law in her copious free time). Via our friends at the financial watchdog NewDeal 2.0,  today Warren — recently named one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People by TIME Magazine — presents…
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Diane Vacca: Whose Economy Is It?

By Diane Vacca
Let me be clear, as the President often says. I am not an economist; I’ve never taken a course in economics; I’m very good at saving money and spending it, but not at earning it in any significant quantity. I’ve been wrestling with the bailout process, and my head is spinning— partly because I am so out of my comfort…
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Elizabeth Warren to Blow the Whistle

By Chris Lombardi
In December, WVFC cheered when we heard the first from Harvard University economist Elizabeth Warren, who’d been appointed by Congress to chair a panel overseeing the first of the government’s financial industry rescue programs, TARP (or Troubled Asset Relief Program),  This year, as TARP’s successors have been unveiled under the direction of largely male alumni of Goldman Sachs, Bank of…
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Thursday NewsMix: Depression-era depression fighter; Elizabeth Warren evaluates the bailout; Over-40 indie filmmakers honored; Foggy Bottom faux pas

By Womens Voices for Change
Split-pea soup for the soul: Diana Foote, food writer for the Treasure Coast Palm newspaper, says that anti-depressants are not what’s needed during the recession. Instead, she writes, “I suppose the erratic Dow has something to do with it, but I don’t feel safe anymore without a hambone in the freezer.”
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Boomer Divorce, Bankruptcy Rates Spike; Gym Rats May Need New Hips Sooner; In Thailand, Older Women Lead Protest Movement

By Womens Voices for Change
Women Our Age Takes to the Streets….This week, many Americans first became aware of anti-government protests in Thailand. TV clips showed police using tear gas against the protesters who’d occupied government buildings since June, demanding the resignation  of the prime minister. But no TV station has yet showed the faces of who’s behind this mass movement: middle-aged women, seasoned by…
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