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William Greider
Born William Harold Greider
(1936-08-06) August 6, 1936 (age 80)[1]
Cincinnati, Ohio[1]
Residence Washington, D.C.[1]
Education Princeton University (B.A., 1958)[1][2]
Occupation Journalist, Author
Known for author of Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country
Home town Wyoming, Ohio (suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio)[3]
Spouse(s) Linda Furry Greider (June 17, 1961-present)[1]
Children Cameron, Katharine[1]
Parent(s) Harold William Greider
Gladys (McClure) Greider[1]
Website williamgreider.com (archived 2014)

Obviously, people with low or even moderate incomes could not afford such savings rates, and even diligent savings from their low wages would not be enough to pay for either retirement or healthcare.
William Greider
Leaks and whispers are a daily routine of news-gathering in Washington.
The do-it-yourself version of pensions is a flop, as many Americans have painfully learned.
William Greider
If we have wealth, it will be protected from inflation and possibly even enhanced in value.
William Greider
The threat to globalization is not the wasted American dollars but Washington's readiness to mix US commercial interests with its self-appointed role as global protector.
William Greider
If you think about it, Washington's overwhelming power in the world is founded on death, the awesome arsenal for killing people.
William Greider
The regime of globalization promotes an unfettered marketplace as the dynamic instrument organizing international relations.
William Greider
Children born today have a fifty-fifty chance of living to 100.
If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder.
William Greider
The burnt odor in Washington is from the disintegrating authority of the governing classes.
William Greider
As the world's finest democracy, we do not do guillotines. But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation, designed to reassure the populace that order is restored, the Republic cleansed.
William Greider
Americans cannot teach democracy to the world until they restore their own.
William Greider
Americans cannot teach democracy to the world until they restore their own.
William Greider
The ways in which people treat animals will be reflected in how people relate to one another.
William Greider
Nevertheless, I resist cynicism and continue to believe in the possibilities for genuine democracy.
William Greider
Folks in the bottom half of the economy are already squeezed hard. They will be bloodied and bankrupt if economic policy inadvertently induces a recession.
William Greider
The economy is not governed with the bottom half in mind.
Everyone's values are defined by what they will tolerate when it is done to others.
William Greider
In this country you can say aloud or publish just about anything you like.
In 1900 Americans on average lived for only 49 years and most working people died still on the job.
William Greider
Animal-rights advocates remind us of this admonition: The ways in which people treat animals will be reflected in how people relate to one another.
William Greider
In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims.
William Greider
The point is, the political reporters are the ones who no longer understand the ritual they are covering. They keep searching for political meanings in the tepid events when a convention is now essentially a human drama and only that.
William Greider
A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?
William Greider