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    Congress to Pass Temporary Tax Breaks for Big Business for 15 Years Straight
    Bush-era corporate tax breaks remain despite a continued slow economic recovery and account for more than $44 billion of lost revenue

      December 12, 2014

    The State of Workers' Wages around the World
    Economist Richard Wolff compares the stagnation of wages in the U.S. for the past 30 years to the increase in wages in emerging markets and explains why capital left America

      December 8, 14

    New Employment Figures in the Shadow of a Fragile Economy
    Economist Richard Wolff says workers are returning to jobs with lower wages, fewer benefits, and less job security than they had before the financial crisis hit

      December 7, 14

    The Power to Create Money in the Hands of the Banks
    The same financial institutions that created the financial crisis are now entrusted with one of the most power tools to shape the economy - and many elected officials have no idea, says Ben Dyson of Positive Money

      November 20, 14

    Final Rule of Dodd-Frank Won't Address Incentives, Lax Regulation, or Size of Banks
    Despite being a requirement of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform law, the final rule designed to prevent large financial firms from becoming too big won't precent another crisis, says Gerald Epstein, professor of economics and a founding Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute

      November 10, 14

    The Lower Unemployment Rate is a Recovery - for the Top 10%
    Economist Pavlina Tcherneva of Bard College explains why monetary policy that is directed at finance and not job creation has this effect

      October 5, 14

    The Federal Reserve Makes "Effort" to Rein in Big Banks
    Prof. Gerald Epstein is skeptical about new Fed rules and the appointment of Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer to head the Financial Stability Committee

      October 3, 14

    Fed Chair Signals Possible Policy Shift on Unemployment
    PERI Co-Director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed chair Janet Yellen's recent comments on bringing unemployment down could be positive but Fed policy still remains toothless in helping out working Americans

      October 3, 14

    Deconstructing Fed Vice Chair's Grim Economic Forecast
    PERI co-director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed vice chair Stanley Fischer has ignored real solutions to improve the economy, like increasing wages

      October 3, 14

    Racing to a Dead End - Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
    Mr. Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, says current economic policy is heading back to the 1930s, a race to the bottom, they have no solution at all, we will end up again in trade wars or other wars

      July 29, 2014

    Reaganism and Thatcherism were Intellectually Dishonest - Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
    Mr. Flassbeck, former director of UNCTAD, discusses growing up in a US dominated Germany and his opposition to the birth of neoliberal economics

      July 25, 2014

    Uber: Cheap Ride Alternative or Death Knell for Cabbies?
    Longtime taxi driver advocate Nathan Price argues that because Uber is not subject to the same regulations and taxes, its lower prices are destroying the livelihoods of taxi drivers

      July 29, 2014

    Detroit Water Shutoffs on Pause, but Is It Enough?
    Detroit Activist Abayomi Azikiwe discusses how the growing push for privatization has enriched Wall Street and left ordinary people behind, as more protests are scheduled to be underway

      July 25, 2014

    Obamacare Subsides on the Line
    CEPR's Dean Baker and Media Matters' Jeremy Holden discuss two federal courts decisions which could disqualify lower and middle income earners for subsidies and the forces working to dismantle Obamacare

      July 25, 2014

    Dodd-Frank Still Not Fully Implemented Four Years Later
    Gerald Epstein says that a fully-implemented Dodd-Frank Act does not require a breaking up of the big banks, which is needed to prevent another financial crisis

      October 3, 14

    BRICS: Progressive Rhetoric, Neoliberal Practice
    Patrick Bond: All the governments behind the New Development Bank practice intense neoliberalism

      October 3, 14

    Is the New BRICS Bank a Challenge to US Global Financial Power?
    Michael Hudson and Leo Panitch discuss and debate the significance of the new international development bank created by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

      October 3, 14

    Imagining Economic Policy Focused on Women
    Robert Johnson says that policy focused on addressing inequality and the well-being of women would provide direct benefits to the economy

      October 3, 14

    Who Is the Unsung Hero of the $7 Billion Citigroup Settlement?
    Bill Black says that a just settlement would include criminal prosecution of senior Citigroup officials who led the fraud and covered it up

      July 15, 2014

    NYC Allocates $1.2 Million to Sponsor Worker Cooperatives
    TRNN discusses with Project Equity co-founder Hilary Abell and organizer Kali Akuno about whether worker cooperatives are the answer to getting New Yorkers out of poverty

      July 14, 2014

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