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Ever since the Great Recession and the subsequent financial collapse; those on the Right have made one unfounded claim after another about the cause of the recession and the sluggish recovery since. ...
by KantV420
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 09:08 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
As I have been saying here, the "Audit the Fed" bill is nothing more than an attempt to weaken the Fed's independent role in monetary policy matters. Now Senator Warren agrees: Sen. Warren ...
by shrike
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 07:30 PM PST with 29 Recommends
This is the second bite-sized installment in my series on why monetary policy matters to progressives, why it’s worth your time to learn and why it isn’t as hard or as boring as you think.* ...
by bunnygirl60
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 03:23 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Having just returned from NN14 I have confirmed something I always knew down deep in my heart. If you want to watch the life go out of the eyes of all but a handful of very wonky progressives you ...
by bunnygirl60
Comment Count 193 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 03:01 PM PDT with 242 Recommends
We often look to academic experts for advice. Many assume that these experts are outside the influence of class interests, bringing their expertise to solve problems in an even handed way. Not so, ...
by TomP
Comment Count 136 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 07:04 AM PDT with 303 Recommends
Paul Krugman, of The New York Times have developed a theory to explain why conservatives do not seem to be learning from their errors - they are not using an evidence based ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 05:53 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
What if rich bankers had the power to give themselves free money, creating it out of thin air? What if this decision were made not by elected officials, but by unaccountable lords of crony capitalism?
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 04:42 PM PST with 23 Recommends
So I'm a new blogger here but I've been posting my political and culture type thoughts over at Thought Catalog (yes, that Thought Catalog since August) and I've very much enjoyed it. I've read the ...
by James B Barnes
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 02:17 PM PST with 13 Recommends
There is trouble in Monkeyville. It's about to get bananas...
by Nathan Jaco
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 07:18 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Effective regulation , and on that note, it is a positive thing that the Summers of our discontent can finally be laid to rest. After all the damage Larry Summers has caused in being one of the ...
by priceman
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 02:47 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
I hate saying this but I agree with Senator John Cornyn (R. TX) on this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/12/john-cornyn-larry-summers_n_3913965.html?utm_hp_ref=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 08:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Today our favorite Nobel Laureate in Economics takes apart those who are by whisper and innuendo attempting to prevent Janet Yellen - whom he calls by any objective standard, she’s the best-...
by teacherken
Comment Count 71 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 03:54 AM PDT with 131 Recommends
A very conservative bank , in a very conservative state, came up with a very conservative total on how much damage Republican policies cost the once great United States of America. $14 Trillion. ...
by kavips
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Okay, admittedly, the title is purposely provocative. Depending on how you define “bond vigilante”, and what government bond market you're talking about, they actually very much do exist. But ...
by aguadito
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 05:09 AM PST with 39 Recommends
I have kept my mouth shut for most of the insanity of the "fiscal cliff" goofiness, the Republican debt ceiling blackmail, and the hopeless Democrat reactions. No longer. I have hoped for many ...
by montanabob
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 11:59 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The public narrative is awash with proclamations of fiscal doom and the horror of the debt burden we're casting upon our children. Our pundits, our elected leaders, Republicans and Democrats alike ...
by Old Surgeon
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 11:46 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Nice little article about QE3. http://reason.com/archives/2012/09/13/occupy-the-fed I'll take the pre-election benefits of this, but it has got to end now. They are burying the american middle ...
by Mambo
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 04:57 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
By Mike Konczal, originally posted on Next New Deal . Click here to subscribe to the Roosevelt Institute's weekly newsletter. I have a guest post up at Business ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 04:44 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Cross posted at our new beta site Voices on the Square and the Stars Hollow Gazette Ever since last weekend, I've been seeing Paul Ryan's mug everywhere and it is all anyone can talk about. I can't ...
by priceman
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 08:15 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Another chapter of Banksters and the "Regulators" That Love Them. Yesterday Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke testified before the House and Senate and, as is customary, avoided giving direct ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 10:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends