Watch This Roundtable Discussion on Obama’s Economic Team!

Watch This Roundtable Discussion on Obama’s Economic Team! Naomi Klein, Robert Kuttner and Michael Hudson Dissect Obama’s New Economic Team & Stimulus Plan. They host a roundtable discussion about Obama’€™s latest economic moves.

On Monday, Obama named New York Federal Reserve Bank President Timothy Geithner to the post of the Treasury Secretary. Former Treasury Secretary under Clinton Lawrence Summers was named the Director of the National Economic Council in the White House. Obama also called for a stimulus plan that will give a jolt to the economy.

Should We Expect Attempts to Bar Blacks From Voting?

Should We Expect Attempts to Bar Blacks From Voting? Historic 2008 Election Could See Unprecedented Attempts to Bar African American Voters! As we continue on the subject of voter suppression and race, we turn to Queens College political science professor and bestselling author Andrew Hacker. In the latest issue of the New York Review of Books, Hacker writes, Obstacles to getting blacks to vote have always been formidable, but this year there will be barriers some new, and some long-standing that previous campaigns have not had to face.

This guy has some great points!