On January 21st Russian Duma Deputy Oksana Dmitriyeva went on broadcast television and argued that “in a time of [economic] crisis, there should be a change of teams in government. ...
Economist Kelton’s fix for employment: “Create competition” between gov’t and the private sector for employees.
From a leaked SSA planning doc — they’re closing their field offices & outsourcing (but shh, don’t tell anyone).
Losers in the European election — mainstream parties. Winners — anti-mainstream parties on both left and right.
Why do Democrats persist in offering unpopular proposals? Are they stupid, or smart in a different way?
The S&P is at record highs, but the jobs market stinks & Congress wants to cut spending, again. Help stop them.
“Detroit is the poster child for the future. The rich and their minions on Wall Street are circling the city.”
The powerful pro-Obama think-tank Center for American Progress has just abandoned Obama’s benefit cuts.
Because some people would rather be interesting, than right.
Rachel Maddow on how the deficit is shrinking just fine, all on its own.
In the US, UK, Spain and Portugal, austerity is causing more harm than good. Why won’t the GOP get that?
Scott Walker’s GOP austerity is a recipe for disaster – a fact that Wisconsin found out the hard way.
Unemployment in austerity-ridden Spain is 26% generally, and 56.5% for youth. The GOP budget miracle in action.