“The Republican members of the commission appointed by Congress to investigate the causes of the financial crisis plan to release on Wednesday a document that assigns government housing policies substantial blame for the origins of the 2008 financial crisis. “
Update from MG: Here is the Republicans’ primer on the commission report which we will not see until next year. They don’t call it a report.
Also in the NYT is an Dept. of Energy report on the rare earth situation:
“The United States is too reliant on China for minerals crucial to new clean energy technologies, making the American economy vulnerable to shortages of materials needed for a range of green products” reports the NYT.