Thomas Hanna

Thomas M. Hanna is Director of Research at the Democracy Collaborative.

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Bank of America Views
Sunday, September 09, 2018
We Need Public Ownership of Banks to Stop the Next Financial Crisis
In mid-September, a secret party is scheduled to take place in London. The participants will be hundreds of alumni from the defunct global investment bank Lehman Brothers. The occasion? The 10-year anniversary of the bank’s collapse in the midst of the Great Financial Crisis. For many Americans,...
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Friday, September 11, 2015
Don't Believe the Corbyn Bashers - The Economic Case Against Public Ownership Is Mostly Fantasy
E.P. Thompson, the great historian of the English working class, famously warned of the need to rescue our labour movement forebears from “the enormous condescension of posterity.” Today, with Jeremy Corbyn poised to take over the leadership of the Labour Party on a wave of popular acclaim, we can...
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Saturday, May 26, 2012
Beyond Corporate Capitalism: Not So Wild a Dream
It’s time to put the taboo subject of public ownership back on the progressive agenda. It is the only way to solve some of the most serious problems facing the nation. We contend that it is possible not only to talk about this once forbidden subject but to begin to build a serious politics that can do what needs to be done in key sectors.
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