In the first two parts of this series of commentaries on Bruce Bartlett's testimony to the Senate Budget Committee, I've reviewed the first 8 paragraphs in his statement. These points debunked ...
This is the second in a blog series of commentaries on Bruce Bartlett's recent statement to the Senate Budget Committee. The first post in the series discussed a number of his comments on aspects ...
Today, I'll offer the first of three commentary posts on Bruce Bartlett's recent testimony before the Senate Budget Committee. Bruce Bartlett is a long-time veteran of the fiscal policy wars. He ...
The last few weeks have seen at least two posts calling attention to the potential use of the platinum coin in America's political economy. The first to appear was Rob Urie's piece in Counterpunch ...
It's interesting to hear the financial media report on the expected electoral triumph of "radical-left" Syriza party in Greece in a couple weeks. If you didn't know better these guys were out in ...
In a major development that has excited progressive economists, one of their own has been named Chief Economist on the Senate Budget Committee. Dr. Stephanie Kelton, a major proponent of Modern ...
Lots of you continue to get unhinged emails from people on Facebook, your drunk uncle, and various Tea Party relatives. Here's a gentle response to them....
Pretty soon Obama will be gone and you ...
The release of the Senate's torture report reminds us of the central fact of American society, today. Any semblance of equal justice under the law is now gone from what our leaders claim is the world'
President Obama's remarks to the Business Roundtable on Trade raise alarm bells for us all, and suggest that he is still pushing his pro- 1% agenda for all it is worth. Perhaps it would be better if ...
By L. Randall Wray
(Cross-posted with permission of the author from New Economic Perspectives )
Here’s a summary of the plan Bernie Sanders has set out, along with my comments (in italics).