Politicians can't promise to grow the economy and simultaneously limit access to abortion and birth control; economic health and reproductive health are linked.
North Dakota's state-owned bank continues to report record profits. California, with 50 times North Dakota's population, could follow that state's lead.
Michael Hudson is a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. He is the author of The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America —and Spawned a Global Crisis.