A selection of articles featured on Unsilent Generation that are too substantial to get buried in the archives. Some of them are by me. [under construction]

James Ridgeway, Who Ran Away With Your 401(k)? Mother Jones, May/June 2009

William Greider, Looting Social Security: Governing elites in Washington and Wall Street have devised a fiendishly clever “grand bargain” they want President Obama to embrace in the name of “fiscal responsibility.” The government, they argue, having spent billions on bailing out the banks, can recover its costs by looting the Social Security system. The Nation, March 2, 2009

James Ridgeway, Medicare’s Poison Pill: My life depends on Bush’s signature health care Initiative. Mother Jones, September/ October 2008

Jim Jubak, How Wall Street Got Into This Mess: An aging society needed safe investments with a reasonably high yield to pay years of pensions. Wall Street invented a solution that sounded too good to be true — and it turns out it was. MSN Money, August 10, 2007