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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
While everyone is watching the horse race between Obama and Romney, the global economy continues to churn...or not churn . New orders dwindled in the euro zone, suggesting the outlook for the 17-
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Noted [http://mitsloan.mit.edu/faculty/detail.php?in_spseqno=198&co_list=F M.I.T. economics professor and former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Simon Johnson] has just made some ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 250 comments on Mon May 28, 2012 at 01:39 PM PDT with 242 Recommends
Happy to see this LATimes article on the Obama Administration working to create a level playing field in the trade area today. Must Admit that I, like many labor fans, have not been very supportive ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri May 18, 2012 at 07:56 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Via his NY Times blog, yesterday, Princeton economics professor and Nobel Prize-winner Paul Krugman released the text of a speech he gave in Lisbon, Portugal, just over a week ago. It’s pretty ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 11:22 AM PST with 117 Recommends
on the front line. Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece. All of these countries are on the front line for default. Why, these countries specifically? If one were a conspiracy theorist, he/she would ...
by arlandbaee
Comment Count 68 comments on Sat Oct 08, 2011 at 01:18 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This is a loaded question. This diary is stimulated by a paper put out at the New England Center Systems Institute (NECSI). The paper is ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Sep 25, 2011 at 08:27 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The following Real News Network video explains why better than any other explanation I have seen. Watch and learn.
by LWelsch
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Sep 03, 2011 at 08:40 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Everything the GOP (read Wall Street, Koch Bros, Murdoch, Norquist, Rove, etc.) does is part of the right wing plan to eliminate unneeded workers: first cut their jobs, then cut their benefits, and ...
by The Wicked Fairy
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Aug 07, 2011 at 10:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
In his latest essay for the upcoming issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, a TomDispatch online exclusive, Lewis Lapham ventures deep into the American stomach and into a long, curious American ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jun 12, 2011 at 04:05 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As someone who follows European politics very closely, I was shocked to receive a New York Times update informing me that the head of the International Monetary Fund had been taken into custody. ...
by Jaturner1
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 05:25 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today’s issue of the International Herald Tribune includes a program titled Dual Degree Programs are Gathering Steam. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/28/world/europe/28iht-educLede28.html?_r=1&...
by HalWLanse
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Mar 28, 2011 at 01:54 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This article, video {if it embeds, if not 'll give link to} and UNEP report says it all. The Green Economy is much more then just about Climate Change, much more, that will be just a huge result of ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 09:45 AM PST with 1 Recommend
In this final section, I'll cover the portion of our talk in which we discussed the differences and distinctions in government between the House and Senate. Stevenson was a first-hand witness to ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 05:37 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Today's report features: • The State of the Union: The Address: "We do big things. The idea of America endures. Our destiny remains our choice. And tonight, more than two ...
by Kat 4 Obama
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 08:12 AM PST with 16 Recommends
by Valatius
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Oct 12, 2010 at 02:10 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Today AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a great speech on how we can't talk about developing a world class economy without confronting our own "contradictions, ...
by Tula Connell
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 01:10 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Since World War II it has been an economic truism that when the US catches a cold the rest of the world gets pneumonia. The idea is that the US has held such hegemony over the global economy that it ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu May 27, 2010 at 02:49 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The global economy has essentially been on life support since the crash of 2008. Vital signs have become fairly stable and there have been occasional flickers on the EEG, but the only country that ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat May 08, 2010 at 05:14 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
As Europe all but begs the U.S. to put a saddle on Wall Street speculation, is it becoming even more apparent that the status quo has decided otherwise? We learn from The U.K. ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Mar 10, 2010 at 03:29 AM PST with 43 Recommends