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This is good. Speaking at a DCCC fundraiser last night, President Obama used a very good analogy to describe the Republicans in terms of their governance and obstruction after driving us into the ...
by TomP
Comment Count 474 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 08:14 AM PDT with 699 Recommends
" We stand ...
by jamess
Comment Count 326 comments on Mon Jul 26, 2010 at 06:56 PM PDT with 514 Recommends
Famous investor George Soros warned the other day of very severe consequences if the Euro wasn'
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 314 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 07:33 AM PDT with 480 Recommends
I don't fancy myself one of those change a life by leading a college class type of instructors. Those who teach at the primary and secondary school level have more solid claims on that power than ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 189 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 08:28 AM PDT with 437 Recommends
Aside from wondering what the hell the Federal Reserve's done with the entire net worth--and then some--of the United States, there's no longer any need (or, at least, not nearly as much of a need) ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 399 comments on Sat Oct 03, 2009 at 06:35 PM PDT with 422 Recommends
The WaPo had an interesting article yesterday about our lost decade: There has been zero net job creation since December 1999 . No previous decade going back to ...
by TomP
Comment Count 457 comments on Sun Jan 03, 2010 at 10:18 AM PST with 337 Recommends
IMHO, there are two must-read pieces in Monday's New York Times concerning unemployment and the Great Recession, Wall Street mortgage fraud, and our economy, in general. The first ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 192 comments on Sun Sep 26, 2010 at 11:24 PM PDT with 290 Recommends
NBC's recent story on how 80 percent of Americans will be living at or near the poverty level in their ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 194 comments on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 10:42 AM PDT with 271 Recommends
If everything THEY say is wrong, like -- We MUST Raise the Retirement Age -- Then the opposite, must be Right! MAYBE, we actually need to -- LOWER the Retirement ...
by jamess
Comment Count 194 comments on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 07:54 AM PDT with 266 Recommends
Know what I'm sick of? I'm sick of recession. You? You sick of the Great Recession? I'm so freakin' tired of talking and thinking about wealth disparity, and hardship, and how to help the city ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 347 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 09:38 PM PST with 230 Recommends
Les Leopold posted a great piece on Alternet.org on Friday afternoon, entitled: "[http://www.alternet.org/blogs/peek/where%27s_the_progressive_agenda_for_the_great_recession/#142896 Where's ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 300 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 02:58 AM PDT with 224 Recommends
The "Walmart Death Spiral of the U.S. Economy" (U.S. Neoliberal Economic Theory in Practice, 1992-Present -- in Pictures) . Neoliberals Take the Reigns In December 1992, according to Bob ...
by New Minas
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 11:40 AM PDT with 212 Recommends
Imagine if in 1944, while the US was still fighting WWll, its largest national crisis since the great depression, and after President Roosevelt's re-election with 53.4% of the vote, the Republicans ...
by John Q
Comment Count 151 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2014 at 03:17 PM PDT with 174 Recommends
A perfect storm is brewing in the elite backrooms where policy is made and it is beginning to bubble up from the factory floor into the media where their policies are sold. Prepare the vital organs ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 371 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 174 Recommends
There’s a fairly brief post, accompanied by a fact-filled slide show, by Alexander Eichler running over at HuffPo that gets my vote as an exceptionally important must-read, perhaps for the entire ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 121 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 10:23 AM PST with 172 Recommends
CEOs commonly make incongruous assertions to protect profits after corporate-caused disasters. They’re driven by the same factor that is fundamental to the catastrophes – greed. Nothing ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 115 comments on Mon Jun 14, 2010 at 12:17 PM PDT with 157 Recommends
If you're a regular viewer of Fox News , you might believe that ever since President Obama was first elected, millions of Americans were quitting their jobs to go on Social Security disability. I ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 12:53 AM PST with 155 Recommends
The New York Times today exposed a sobering truth about out nation's economy: MARTINSVILLE, Ohio — With food stamp use at record highs and climbing every month, a ...
by TomP
Comment Count 105 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 12:48 PM PST with 150 Recommends
Wall Street's fraud based crash has really taken its toll. From Washington Post: The recent recession wiped out nearly two decades of Americans’ wealth , according to government data released ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 120 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 10:20 AM PDT with 136 Recommends
Finding Freedom in Handcuffs by Chris Hedges, truthdig.com -- Nov 7, 2011 Truthdig columnist Chris ...
by jamess
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 03:58 PM PST with 124 Recommends