My ongoing series reviewing the major books written on the economic crisis of 2008 has hit an important stride. Some pivotal books on the subject have been released, or are nearing release, and I think more of the mechanical causes of the crisis are...

The final report from the Commission on the 21st Century Economy has completed the work that Governor Schwarenegger commissioned them to do via executive order, specifically that they "set the commission to the task of evaluating and proposing reforms of California's tax system, to realize...