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Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz counters those who suggest that we should put off dealing with climate change issues due to our escalating global economic problems by suggesting that climate change ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 04:25 PM PST with 43 Recommends
I think it’s fair to say that the outcome of the latest battle in America’s endless fiscal war hasn’t ...
by billmon
Comment Count 398 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 01:00 PM PST with 210 Recommends
Rich Barbieri, of CNN Money reminds us ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 07:54 AM PST with 3 Recommends
If it wasn’t already obvious, the past few weeks surely have made it so: The House of Representatives has collapsed. Sure, the buildings are still there: The chamber in the right-hand wing ...
by billmon
Comment Count 176 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 08:30 AM PST with 165 Recommends
When fiscal scolds attack! Not when the GOP holds the White House. Last Friday, President ...
by Armando
Comment Count 388 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 112 Recommends
The Michale Corleone school of political bargaining. Ezra Klein reports : The debt ceiling [...] is proving a key sticking point, both in terms of politics and policy [...
by Armando
Comment Count 235 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 09:13 AM PST with 368 Recommends
I find myself in the strange position of defending President Obama's current negotiation approach on the austerity bomb while at the same time having to defend my criticism of his negotiating style ...
by Armando
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 11:31 AM PST with 43 Recommends
I am raising my voice to join with others (thank you LetsGetItDone) in an attempt to describe, in simple terms, Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and its place in the current national conversation. I ...
by bunnygirl60
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 11:22 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Henry Morgenthau, Jr., one of the worst Treasury Secretaries ever. You have probably heard a lot about 1937, when FDR made his gravest economic policy mistake, and made deep cuts to federal ...
by Armando
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 07:00 PM PST with 68 Recommends
The Fiscal Cliff is boring. Been there, done that. But there is a fairly hidden side that is important and isn't talked about. The imaginary cliff (which Paul Krugman says should be called, more ...
by A Southerner in Yankeeland
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 02:25 PM PST with 2 Recommends
While not wishing to minimize the need for a solution to our budget crises, sequestration cuts, expiration of Bush tax cuts, expiration of the Social Security payroll cuts, and the often ignored ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 12:17 PM PST with 8 Recommends
President Obama has comforted Sandy victims. Now he must ensure they receive the aid they need. Touring superstorm Sandy-stricken areas,
by Armando
Comment Count 78 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 03:15 PM PST with 41 Recommends