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By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 05:38 AM PST with 5 Recommends
This Youtube video conveys in nine minutes who is running this country, why the obscenely wealthy will continue to do so, with the full cooperation of the Federal Reserve. Janet L. Yellen, Chair, ...
by arodb
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 09:58 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The CBO is so riddled with mainstream neo-liberal economic doctrine that it cant be taken seriously as a forecaster. And here's a good example why: CBO estimates that federal debt held by the ...
by Auburn Parks
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 1 Recommend
By Rachel ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 05:14 AM PST with 12 Recommends
There is an Economic Depression coming, but don't blame it on Wall Street Jim Delinis December 2, 2014 --------------------------------------------------------------- There is a significant amount ...
by NorthEasternJim
Comment Count 98 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 04:57 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Repeat after me, unless we run a budget surplus, taxes are never and in fact could never be used to "pay off our debt". And this post will definitively demonstrate this blindingly obvious reality. ...
by Auburn Parks
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. The Fight for $15.37 an Hour (
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 05:22 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Ever since the financial crash of 2008 there has been a running controversy about the criminal responsibility of the executives of the major banks who had carefully constructed the house of cards ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 153 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 04:38 PM PST with 212 Recommends
What more can anyone say about a Wall Street bank that already embodies everything that is wrong with the global financial system? Just when you think they've sunk to new lows it turns out ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 159 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 01:02 PM PST with 290 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. New Scrutiny of Goldman’s Ties to the ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 05:17 AM PST with 11 Recommends
The encouraging jobs reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) over the past few months has given the Fed the predictable jitters about inflation. This is unfortunate because unemployment ...
by steve1960
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 06:59 PM PST with 29 Recommends
For the first time since 2009, the rate at which the dollar moves through the economy on its way to becoming part of the Gross National Product has increased. The Federal Reserve data collectors ...
by hannah
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 05:29 AM PST with 13 Recommends
If you thought it was a bad sign when President Obama named Rahm Immanuel as his chief of staff, the nomination of Loretta Lynch is even worse. She has been a revolving door lawyer, rotating ...
by HarpboyAK
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 03:59 PM PST with 5 Recommends
[Diarist's Notes: Wolf Richter has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his blog's posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Doug Short has also ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 01:59 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
I am proposing that a pledge be circulated for the upcoming election and ongoing for officials to be accountable to stop the abuses of unlawful foreclosures and predatory loans and financing to ...
by StopWallSt
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 01:11 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. The Cliff and the Slope (
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 05:32 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The decision is final...maybe. The Federal Reserve has stopped quantitative easing . It has been called monetary stimulus, money printing, etc. No matter what you call it, it was ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 09:01 AM PST with 23 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Digital Divide Exacerbates U.S. Inequality (
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 05:13 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Post Carbon Institute has published a report and multiple related resources calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing (�
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 11:50 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal . Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Baby on Way, Worker Gets Her Job Back (
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 05:21 AM PDT with 12 Recommends