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Krugman discovers a January 7, 2009 Statement from then ...
by Armando
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Jul 17, 2011 at 01:49 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer’s recent column “Union Owned and Operated” outlines what he calls democrats “fealty” to organized labor. For progressive critics of ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jun 17, 2011 at 03:06 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Lawrence Summers, former Director of the White House National Economic Council for President Obama, is calling for significant additional economic stimulus to avoid following the pattern of Japan's "...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 147 comments on Sun Jun 12, 2011 at 08:32 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
On his blog, Paul Krugman presents a graph from ...
by James Kroeger
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 02:51 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ***************
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 08, 2011 at 11:05 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
In my last diary I talked about the plight of individuals who lose their incomes or are poverty-stricken. I want to turn now to rich people—their numbers are much fewer, but they control most of ...
by psyched
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 11:39 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Slowly but surely the economy is heading in the right direction. If the economy is a patient (I'm a trauma surgeon so I like to use medical analogies, sorry), the patient is still in the ICU. The ...
by ecthompson
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 06, 2011 at 12:59 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Earlier today I mentioned in a comment that single payer healthcare is pro-entrepreneur. I know people who won't leave a corporate job because to be self-employed or start their own company is to ...
by tiggers thotful spot
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Apr 25, 2011 at 12:10 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
I knew the Republicans didn't care about job creation. I knew they didn't give a damn about the unemployed. I knew they wanted to turn the US of A into a third world country where the rich hold ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 04:38 AM PST with 21 Recommends
(FWIW, I have a Master's Degree in Economics and have studied economic theory at the Ph.D level.) According to Republican economic mythology , there is no better way to create ...
by James Kroeger
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Nov 17, 2010 at 01:42 AM PST with 14 Recommends
In this past campaign, we heard yet another round of conservative ads and rhetoric bashing Obama & the Dems over the bailouts, the purchase of GM & Chrysler, and the stimulus. And I feel my blood ...
by J Keplar
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 05:11 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Republicans are focused on keeping tax breaks for the ultra wealthy and holding tax breaks for the middle class, jobs, economic stimulus, healthcare, education, unemployment insurance extensions, ...
by rktect
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 04, 2010 at 05:59 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Why do I say a chance of avoiding catastrophe? I say that because only with a big democratic win, meaning more house seats and a greater than sixty-two seat majority in the Senate, will the ...
by LWelsch
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 01:08 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 12:03 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
We're less than 60 days out from the mid-terms, and the economic news appears to be getting worse by the day. However, thanks to guidance from Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and DCCC Chair Chris Van ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 03:00 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Yes, beware of extraordinary times is an overused saying, but it also applies to the extraordinary polarization of ideas as well as politics of the present. And in an election year, the politics of ...
by PopularEconomics
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 26, 2010 at 09:51 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Crossposted from The People's View . It's hard to prove a negative. But in the recent political and socio-economic climate, it is important for us ...
by deaniac83
Comment Count 104 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 03:34 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Highly-respected economic pundit Bill McBride, the Publisher of [http://www.calculatedriskblog.com Calculated Risk], served up a triple-whammy of inconvenient realities over at his blog on Saturday. ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 689 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 04:18 AM PDT with 325 Recommends
The economic stimulus was a good idea. However, according to all reports it hasn't accomplished what it was supposed to accomplish. Could it be a problem with implementation?
by AKA potsi
Comment Count 82 comments on Fri Jul 09, 2010 at 12:16 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Ketchup is a vegetable This is the way ...
by innereye
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 11, 2010 at 11:56 AM PDT with 8 Recommends