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The past week I have seen a welcome development on progressive blogs: attacks on the rich for their unremitting war to shape public opinion in favor of austerity. On DailyKos, jamess directly ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 203 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 07:16 PM PST with 504 Recommends
There are two very interesting diaries on the rec list discussing the economic implications of the consumerist orgy that we're all ritually expected to participate in every December. One is ...
by eugene
Comment Count 508 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2008 at 09:46 AM PST with 421 Recommends
Cross posted from Real Economics . According to an analysis by Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter David Cay Johnston , the Bush tax cuts, rather than resulting in great general ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 220 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT with 415 Recommends
I can understand people hoping that Elizabeth Warren runs for President , and smashes Wall Street’s hold on the Democratic Party leadership. I can understand people hoping that a new Pope willing ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 240 comments on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 07:05 PM PST with 349 Recommends
Two years ago this July , the scientific team at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, used the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to confirm the existence of the Higgs boson , the most ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 07:32 PM PDT with 206 Recommends
Cross-posted from Real Economics . We are, we believe (and hope) nearing completion of a historical chronology of government actions and programs to support and develop the economy of the United ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 06:19 PM PST with 79 Recommends
Interestingly, the US Bureau of Census “Statistics of Small Business" provides verifiable proof that the U.S. economy has moved towards ...
by XRAYMIKE79
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Jul 30, 2011 at 11:11 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Almost every major advance of the US economy has been nurtured or facilitated at some point by the active involvement and encouragement of the national government. It's been a partnership - ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 11:07 AM PST with 56 Recommends
Yes, comrades, we need to talk about crises again, the term recession simply does not explain what is really going on! Just in case you might not have noticed or perhaps the mainstream media where ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 45 Recommends
If yer not cheatin', then yer not tryin'... (לא הוגן, לא מנסה) Naomi Klein wants "to banish Larry Summers. Not ...
by vets74
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 11:18 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
This is not some tortured political metaphor or some snarkish comment about the rise and fall of particular political parties, it is a pure statement of fact, and one that is indispensable if we ...
by Bruce Webb
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 10:41 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
(also available at Firedoglake.com ) Book review: Weston, Del. The Political Economy of Global Warming: The terminal crisis . London and New York: Routledge, 2014. Print. ( Del Weston (1950-2012)
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 11:45 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Reading this diary, it occurred to me that there are two democratic parties. On ...
by Philoguy
Comment Count 145 comments on Sat Nov 13, 2010 at 04:18 PM PST with 37 Recommends
"The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than it is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. ...
by techno
Comment Count 69 comments on Thu Feb 22, 2007 at 02:31 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Before getting to the substance, I want to make one personal observation. Many of my specific ...
by washunate
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 05:36 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Cross-posted from Real Economics . The United States was created as a self-governing republic at a time when all other nations and states in the world were ruled by monarchs, aristocrats, and ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 06:17 AM PST with 21 Recommends
One of my favorite concepts from the Reagan-Bush era for its sheer silliness and misdirection is that of the federal government needing to have a 'balanced budget'. This of course only enters our ...
by washunate
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 07:17 PM PST with 21 Recommends
The banking system is collapsing. Each day brings revelations of insane executive pay packages to reward substandard management practices, leading to predictable systemic financial failure and ...
by redstar
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2009 at 01:19 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Book Review: Smith, Peter F. Climate Change and Cultural Heritage: A Race Against Time . London and New York: Routledge/ Earthscan, 2014. Print. (also to be seen at Firedoglake ) The book I'm ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Cross-posted from Real Economics but slightly revised. Will the next generation of leaders will be any better than the neo-liberal blind ideologues and filthy rich sociopaths we have today? Well, ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 09:09 AM PDT with 19 Recommends