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Besides all the political wrangling, there are some serious "nut and bolts" issues behind International Trade Agreements, that always seem to get lost whenever we attempt to rebuild this engine. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 10:11 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
At the moment the economic picture in the US could be described as mildly encouraging. The US economy as officially measured by GDP began recovering from the great recession in 2010. The picture ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 02:00 PM PST with 9 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 Chinese Century (
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 05:25 AM PST with 10 Recommends
To honor the deaths of innocent children at the hands of soldiers "fighting for their motherland, fatherland, or homeland?" The innocent Vietnamese children burned to death with Napalm™? The ...
by plan9pub
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 08:27 AM PST with 2 Recommends
We progressives in America are failing at our most fundamental responsibility–getting out the message that income and wealth inequality are ruining our economy, the lives of our people, and our ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 07:43 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 07:35 AM PST with 12 Recommends
It's nothing personal, it's just business. American CEOs earn the highest executive salaries in the world, but their companies are offshoring jobs overseas for cheaper labor, saying they "have to be ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jun 29, 2013 at 11:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
In October of 2005, Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine, wrote a piece called Talent Wars . In it he recalls flying on a Delta Shuttle flight with Bill Gates when he had asked him, “What ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 10:01 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This blog is cross-posted at StewartAcuff.com We in the U.S. are rightly worried about the global economic crisis caused by Wall Street’s reckless investment practices in 2007 and 2008. Wall St. ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 07:37 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This is a serious question. It is based on a new paradigm in thinking that is fairly simple. In a complex sytem with lots of interconnected things going on , snipping the connections to put the ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 04:17 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
A short dissertation on proposed laws to cap excessive CEO pay, reforming the economic imbalance in wealth inequality, rebuilding the U.S. middle-class, dispelling Republican talking points, and ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 03:22 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
While there is sufficient evidence surfacing to start pointing the accusatory finger, when it comes to assigning blame or responsibility for the painful budget cuts scheduled to trigger on March 1 ...
by lbines
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 06:09 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Sequestration Watch, witnessing America commit fiscal suicide: Sequestration, the suicidal economic threat once thought to be so insane, only the irrational would seriously consider it, is now ...
by lbines
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 06:26 AM PST with 0 Recommends
The answer to that depends on what is going on with Republicans. Everyone seems to think that Republicans will eventually cave under public and perhaps corporate pressure on the issues of tax rates ...
by Tim D M
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 08:44 AM PST with 0 Recommends
We sit by and watch laws being broken by the rich and powerful more and more. Meanwhile our prisons are full and they have become another industry for filling the pockets of those already rich. ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 04:31 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Here is the web page: GLOBAL INSANITY: HOW HOMO SAPIENS LOST TOUCH WITH REALITY WHILE TRANSFORMING THE WORLD . Here is the jacket summary: The Global Economy that sustains the civilized world is ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 04:37 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Just for fun, we completed an informal analysis of what the world would look like if the unthinkable occurred-Mitt Romney being elected president of the United States. The results were far worse ...
by lbines
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 04:13 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
When the BBC polled 21 nations around the world, it wasn't even close, as an overwhelming majority of the international community is pulling for Barack Obama. At a time when global cooperation is ...
by lbines
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 07:09 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The World Awaits Tonight's Obama Romney Debate After the disastrous performance President Obama reportedly had during his first debate with Mitt "the chameleon" Romney, he'll have the added ...
by lbines
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 07:08 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The 2012 U.S. Presidential election is tightening according to latest polling data, but from our measure, the pulse of the nation consistently reflect a strong desire for continuity of leadership. ...
by lbines
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 07:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends